New insecticide in the control of pear flea FURIOSO

After the changeable weather with low morning temperatures that slowed down the vegetation for a moment, we are facing the most beautiful phase in the development of the fruit, and that is flowering. This is the moment when the most important process takes place, ie the process of fertilization, in which BEES as pollinators have a key role. That is why it is very important that the protection of plants in these tenucs is directed towards the protection of these important insects.

Depending on the locality and variety, pear orchards are in the phenophase of visible flower buds until the beginning of flowering. FLEECE, ie. Species of the genus Psylla.

THE RIGHT STRATEGY involves the use of several insecticides that act on different developmental stages of fleas, so their proper positioning is a key moment that guarantees us control of this insect, as well as the healthy fruit of the pear.

Due to regulatory solutions and the development of resistance, the number of effective measures that act on psyllium is decreasing. Taking this fact seriously, Galenika-Fitofarmacija has made a big step and since this year has registered another POWERFUL and HIGHLY FUNCTIONAL insecticide, FURIOUS.

With respect to ecotoxicological conditions, selectivity towards certain groups of beneficial insects, preparation FURIOUS has shown extremely high efficiency in the control of several significant pests that feed on stings and suckers, above all, Pear fleas.

The active substance of this preparation is spirotetramate and it belongs to a new group of insecticides – ketoenols. It acts by inhibiting an enzyme involved in lipid synthesis. In that way, there is a disorder in the dressing of insects, and there is also a disorder in the laying of eggs.

A significant feature is the two-way systemicity, ie the ability of Furios to move with both xylem and phloem and thus protect the most hidden places where insects are found and feed, and also covers any new growth in the following weeks after treatment.

The best position of this insecticide is the moment of intensive vegetative growth, after flowering, when the preparation moves most easily through the system of conducting vessels.

From the aspect of the pest, Furioso is the preparation that shows the greatest efficiency when applied at the moment of the yellow eggs of the pear flea.

In addition to being very effective in controlling Pear flea, the active substance spirotetramate has been shown to be extremely effective in controlling Bloody Apples. At the moment when yours starts migrating to the above-ground parts and settles the young, the application with this insecticide provides absolutely successful control of this, now primary, pest. The registration of Furios for apples is in progress.

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