Insecticide

Rimon 100 EC

An insect growth regulator for the control of stalk borer on maize

Rimon

General Info

Rimon 100 EC is a novel growth regulator insecticide based on benzoylphenyl urea compound for the control of maize stalk borer on maize. Rimon 100 EC is active against insects resistant to organophosphates, carbamates and pyrethroid insecticides.

 

Benefits for the Farmer

  • Provides prolonged control
  • Suitable for integrated pest management
  • Fast knockdown effect
  • Highly selective, does not effect most beneficial insects
  • Low water solubility
  • No impact on environment

Application Advice

Application Rates

250-750 ml/ha

Application Timing

Rimon 100 EC has limited knockdown activity and is relatively slow acting. Therefore, best results with Rimon 100 EC are achieved when it is applied after the eggs and larva are cited on the crop.

Apply at least two consecutive applications of Rimon 100 EC at 14 days interval to ensure full effectiveness.

Preparation of Spray Mixture

Fill the spray tank with half amount of water. Add the required amount of Rimon 100 EC, then fill the water to the required level and mix or agitate thoroughly to uniformity. Ensure that the spray mixture is used the same day.

Application Technique

Rimon 100 EC works by stomach and contact action and is not systemic in the plant. It is essential for the applicator to ensure that good spray coverage of the target crop foliage is achieved.

Compatibility

Rimon 100 EC is compatible with most commonly used fungicides and insecticides. The user should carry out preliminary compatibility tests before mixing with other pesticides. Rimon 100 EC is not compatible with methomyl and alkaline materials.

Resistance Management

The mode of action of Rimon 100 EC is different from that of most other insecticides and therefore it is a useful component in Insect Resistance Management Programmes. Rimon 100 EC should be applied strictly at the recommended rates in alternation with insecticides that have different mode of action.

Safety

Re-entry period: Sprayed area can be re-entered after 6 hours in the field.

HAZARDS/PRECAUTIONS

Handling

Wear protective clothing namely: gloves and facemask when preparing the spray mixture, and overalls, gumboots, hand gloves and facemask when applying the product. Wash off immediately in case of accidental splashes of the product or spray mixture. Do not smoke, drink or eat when handling the product.

After work

Carefully, clean the spray equipment, remove the contaminated clothes, gloves and wash them before reuse. Take a shower or bath at the end of spray operation and change clothes.

Storage

Store in original tightly closed container in a locked pesticide store out of reach of children and unauthorized persons.

Disposal

Dispose by emptying the container completely, triple rinse it with water, puncture or crush and bury in a safe site away from water sources. Pesticide spray mixture or rinsate that cannot be used must be disposed of by spraying on fallow land. Expired product may be disposed in landfill approved for pesticides or buried in safe place away from water supplies. Do not re-use empty containers for any other purpose.

WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

The product is not toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms and relatively non-toxic to bees. Care should be taken to avoid contamination of ponds, waterways or ditches by direct application, cleaning of equipment, disposal of waste or product containers.

FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONS

In the event of suspected poisoning and appearance of symptoms, stop work and move the patient to a well-aerated place and call a doctor.

If ingested, give the patient medicinal charcoal with plenty of water, do not induce vomiting nor give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

If eye contact, rinse with running water for 15 minutes.

If skin contact, remove contaminated clothes and wash thoroughly with plenty of water and soap.

If inhaled, remove the patient to fresh air.

 

Always read the label carefully before use.