Spodoptera frugiperda - Fall Army Worm
Spodoptera frugiperda – Fall Army Worm
|Spodoptera frugiperda Pheromone Lure
|Mode of Action
|Z-7 Dodecenyl acetate, Z-9 Tetradecenyl acetate & Z-11 Hexadecenyl aceate
|3 mg per dispenser / lure
|Met pet pouch containing Z-7 Dodecenyl acetate, Z-9 Tetradecenyl acetate & Z-11 Hexadecenyl aceate pheromone blend loaded in silicon rubber septa / PE Vials
|Upto 30-45 days depending on climatic conditions.
|2 years if stored according to the standard protocol.
This product is intended for use as attractant of Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) adult moths in maize, sugar cane and jowar Plantations/ Orchards/ Farms, in order to trap them for monitoring and mass trapping. This is found to reduce the intensity of pest incidence, leading to a reduction in crop damage thereby improving the yields / output quality.
The Active Ingredient blend of Z-7 Dodecenyl acetate, Z-9 Tetradecenyl acetate & Z-11 Hexadecenyl aceate is a potent attractant for males of Spodoptera frugiperda. This liquid formulation @ 3 mg is loaded in silicon rubber septa / PE vials which is placed in traps in the field.
Place the Lure/Dispenser in the funnel /sleeve trap or moth trap and place the trap at various locations in the field just above the canopy level of the crop. Recommended to use one lure of Spodoptera frugiperda per trap. One Spodoptera frugiperda lure would last upto 30-45 days depending upon climatic conditions. The trapping density should be adequate to manage pest infestation. The recommended trap density is 40-50 traps per hectare for mass trapping and 8-10 traps per hectare for monitoring.
Spodoptera frugiperda lure is packed in a metalized triple layer pouch.
Storage and Disposal precautions :
- Store the dispenser away from sunlight in a dry and cool place
- Do not open the pouch until just before placing it in the trap lure holder.
- The product expiry date is 2 years from production date under good storage conditions and without opening the sealed pouch