Insecticide - Imidacloprid

NOMENCLATURE Common name imidacloprid (BSI, draft E-ISO); imidaclopride ((m) F-ISO) IUPAC name 1-(6-chloro-3-pyridylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine Chemical Abstracts name 1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine CAS RN [138261-41-3]

Chemistry
Systemic insecticide with translaminar activity and with contact and stomach action. Readily taken up by the plant and further distributed acropetally, with good root-systemic action.

 Use

Control of sucking insects, including rice-, leaf- and planthoppers, aphids, thrips and whitefly. Also effective against soil insects, termites and some species of biting insects, such as rice water weevil and Colorado beetle. Has no effect on nematodes and spider mites. Used as a seed dressing, as soil treatment and as foliar treatment in different crops, e.g. rice, cotton, cereals, maize, sugar beet, potatoes, vegetables, citrus fruit, pome fruit and stone fruit. Applied at 25-100 g/ha for foliar application, and 50-175 g/100 kg seed for most seed treatments, and 350-700 g/100 kg cotton seed. Also used to controls fleas in dogs and cats,

Production formulation

Imidacloprid 95%TC
Imidacloprid 70%WDG
Imidacloprid 70%WP
Imidacloprid 70%WS
Imidacloprid 60%FS
Imidacloprid 35%SC
Imidacloprid 25%WP
Imidacloprid 20%SL
Imidacloprid 10%WP
Imidacloprid 5%EC

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