Wormox®

Insecticides
Biopesticide for Control of Tuta Absoluta and Lobesia Botrana

Wormox® is Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki EG 2348 24000 UI/mg an aqueous suspension formulation was specifically created through trans conjugation to protect vegetables and grapes from harmful defoliation caused by destructive caterpillar pests. The Bt strain EG 2348 contains several genes producing insecticidal Cry toxins, which are effective against loopers resistant to chemical insecticides. Once the target pest has ingested the crystal protein, it stops feeding immediately, and dies within two days. Unique, naturally occurring bacterium that affects only caterpillars and, because of the unique chemistry of the caterpillar’s gut, product is highly selective in its activity. It has minimal environmental impact and it will not harm other types of insects, fish, birds or mammals. Wormox® is a naturally occurring, soil-dwelling, Gram-positive bacterium.

During sporulation it produces a translucent crystal protein, the active ingredient of the formulated products. The crystal protein is a protoxin with insecticidal activity, which is activated in the alkaline midgut of certain insects.

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Feautures & Benefits of

Wormox®

  • Highly effective against a wide range of Lepidopteran pests.
  • Selection of formulations, especially developed for the control of different target insects.
  • Pre-harvest interval: 0 days.
  • Safe to humans and the environment: no toxic side effects on beneficials, birds, fish, and mammals.
  • No risk of ground water contamination.
  • No risk of undesired residues in crops, food and feeding stuff.
  • Helping growers to comply with European/national / specific MRLs.
  • Allowed in organic farming and fits perfectly in any other plant protection strategy.
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Registered Crops, Pests & Rate of Uses

CropsPestsRate of Use
AppleYponomeuta malinellus150ml/Hl
OrnamentalsHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
CottonHelicoverpa armigera150ml/Hl
CucumberHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
EggplantSpodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
GrapeLobesia botrana150ml/Hl
LettuceSpodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
MaizeHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
PearCydia pomonella150ml/Hl
PepperHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
QuinceCydia pomonella150ml/Hl
SoybeanHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
StawberrySpodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
SugarbeetSpodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
SunflowerHelicoverpa armigera150ml/Hl
TobaccoHelicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis, Tuta absoluta150ml/Hl
TomatoTuta absoluta, Helicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera littoralis150ml/Hl
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