Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide
Active Ingredient: Imidacloprid @ 350g/L
Similar or comparable to Confidor Guard Soil Insecticide (Bayer CropScience)
Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide is a soil-applied treatment for controlling many sucking insects, including greyback and Childers canegrub in sugarcane and silverleaf whitefly in various vegetable crops. Impressor 350 Insecticide can also be applied as an injection treatment in certain situations.
Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide is registered to control the following pests;
- Banana Rust Thrip
- Banana Weevil Borer
- Childers Canegrub
- Greyback Canegrub
- Silverleaf Whitefly
Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide is registered for use on the following plants;
- Banana – Cavendish & Lady Finger
- Capsicum Or Pepper, Cucurbit, Eggplant, Sweet Potato & Tomato
- Sugar Cane – Ratoon Crop
Why choose Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide;
- Contains the active ingredient Imidacloprid.
- Effective pest control against suckling pests such as Silverleaf Whitefly.
- Stops feeding of larvae which can result in higher crop yields.
- Flexible timing of applications.
Why is Imidacloprid commonly used as a soil insecticide in various crops;
Broad-spectrum control: Imidacloprid has broad-spectrum activity, which is effective against a wide range of insect pests. It targets sucking insects like whiteflies, and certain grub larvae that infest the soil, making it valuable for controlling multiple pests in different crops.
Systemic action: Imidacloprid exhibits systemic properties when applied to the soil. It is taken up by the plant roots and transported through the xylem tissues, reaching the leaves, stems, and other parts of the plant. This systemic movement ensures that the insecticide is distributed to all plant tissues, including new growth, providing protection against insects feeding on different plant parts.
Long-lasting activity: Imidacloprid has a long residual activity, providing protection against insect pests for an extended period after application. It remains active in the plant tissues, offering continuous control and reducing the need for frequent reapplication. This is especially beneficial for crops with longer growth cycles or those susceptible to recurring pest infestations.
Effective against hidden pests: Soil-dwelling insect pests, such as grubs, can cause significant damage to crops by attacking the roots or underground parts. Imidacloprid’s soil application allows it to reach these pests effectively, offering control even for insects that are difficult to target through foliar sprays.
Reduced environmental impact: Imidacloprid has a favourable environmental profile compared to some older insecticides. It has lower toxicity to mammals and humans and is less harmful to beneficial insects, such as bees, when used as directed. This makes it a preferred choice for integrated pest management (IPM) programs to minimize the impact on non-target organisms and promote sustainable agricultural practices.
Impressor 350 Soil Insecticide Pack Size: 10-Litre
Registrant: Axichem Pty Ltd (APVMA #: 65585)