Insecticide - Acetamiprid

C10H11ClN4


Chemistry
Acetamiprid is an organic compound with the chemical formula C10H11ClN4. It is an odorless neonicotinoid insecticide produced under the trade names Assail, and Chipco by Aventis CropSciences. It is systemic and intended to control sucking insects on crops such as leafy vegetables,citrus fruits, pome fruits, grapes, cotton, cole crops, and ornamental plants. It is also a key pesticide in commercial cherry farming due to its effectiveness against the larvae of the cherry fruit fly.

NOMENCLATURE Common name acetamiprid (pa ISO) IUPAC name (E)-N1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridyl)methyl]-N2-cyano-N1-methylacetamidine Chemical Abstracts name (E)-N-[(6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N'-cyano-N-methylethanimidamide CAS RN [135410-20-7]

 Use

Systemic insecticide with translaminar activity and with contact and stomach action.

Uses Control of Hemiptera, especially aphids, Thysanoptera and Lepidoptera, by soil and foliar application, on a wide range of crops, especially vegetables, fruit and tea. Applied at 75-300 g/ha on vegetables, 100-700 g/ha in orchards.

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