Spodo Lure

Spodoptera litura - Oriental Leaf Worm

Spodo Lure

Spodoptera litura – Oriental Leaf Worm

Product NameSpodoptera litura Pheromone Lure
Mode of ActionAttractant Pheromone
Active IngredientZ9,E11-Tetradecadienyl acetate,  
Z9,E12-Tetradecadienyl acetate
Dosage3 mg per dispenser / lure
Product DescriptionMet pet pouch containing Z-9,E-11-Tetradecadienyl acetate & Z9, E-12-Tetradecadienyl acetate blend loaded in silicon rubber septa.
Active LifeUpto 30-45 days depending on climatic conditions.
Shelf Life2 years if stored according to the standard protocol.

Targeted Action

This product is intended for use as attractant of Spodoptera litura (Tobacco cutworm) in Plantations/ Orchards/ Farms/ Open and protected cultivation of many crops such as tobacco, cotton, soybean, beet, cabbage, chickpeas, chilli, groundnut etc., 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.

Product Description

The Active Ingredient blend of Z-9, E-11-Tetradecadienyl acetate & Z9, E-12-Tetradecadienyl acetate is a potent attractant for males of Spodoptera litura. This liquid formulation @ 3mg is loaded in silicon rubber septa, which is placed in traps in the field.

Application Protocol

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 litura per trap. One Spodoptera litura 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.

Packing :

Spodoptera litura 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