Sumithion is an organophosphorus insecticide with strong contact and stomach action. It is highly effective against aphids, mealy bugs, scale insects and borers.
Sumithion is a highly odorous broadspectrum insecticide and is ideal for use as a repellent spray.
In Rice, Sumithion is an effective product for the control of the damaging Rice bug specially during the milking stage.
Sumithion is also registered for use in mango, citrus, beans, pineapple, tomato and ornamentals.
|I. Brand Name||Sumithion|
|II. Techno – Commercial Details|
|Active Ingredient||Fenitrothion 500 g/kg|
|Mode of Action||Contact and Stomach|
|Manufacturer||Sumitomo Chemicals Co|
|Formulation||Emulsifiable Concentrate (EC)|
|Pack Sizes||200 L drum1000 ml250 ml|
Crops and Pests Registration
|Fruit Trees||Mealy BugsScale InsectsAphids||3 – 5|
|Citrus||Mealy BugsScale InsectsAphids||3 – 5|
|Ornamentals||Mealy BugsScale InsectsAphids
|3 – 5|
|Pineapple||Mealy BugSouring Beetle||1.0|
|Tomato||AphidsFruit Worms||3 – 5|
|Eggplant||AphidsFlee BeetleFruit Worm
|3 – 5|
|3 – 5|
|Rice||CasewormStemborerRice Bug||3 – 5|
III. Features, Advantages and Benefits
|Active ingredient is Fenitrothion||• Highly broad spectrum• Strong contact and stomach poison• Proven and Tested||• Total control of insects• Assured protection against chewing andsucking insects• Reliable|
|With penetrating action||• Systemic like action but less toxic to non-target organisms||• Total protection from borers• Effective against sucking insects like scale, mealy, bugs, and thrips|
|Odorous||• Drives away migrant pests• Ideal as “pabaho”||• Longer protection• Less frequency of spraying|
|Cheap per pack size||• Competitive||• Affordable|