Utkarsh Tomato Leaf Miner Tuta Absoluta Pheromone Lure for Catching Insects/Moth of Tomato Leaf Minor of Tomato, Potato, Okra and Other Vegetables with Water Trap
|Scientific Name||Tuta absoluta Pheromone Lure|
|Mode of Action||Attractant Pheromone|
|Active Ingredient||3E, 8Z, 11Z -Tetradecatrienyl Acetate & 3E, 8Z-Tetradecadienyl acetate|
|Dosage||0.5 to 0.8 mg per dispenser / lure|
|Product Description||Met pet pouch containing 3E, 8Z, 11Z – Tetradecatrienyl Acetate & 3E, 8Z Tetradecadienyl acetate pheromone blend loaded in silicon rubber septa|
|Active Life||Up to 30-45 days depending on climatic conditions.|
|Shelf Life||2 years if stored according to the standard protocol.|
Utkarsh Tomato Leaf Miner is intended for use as an attractant of tuta absoluta adult moths in Farms/ Open and protected cultivation of crops such as tomatoes and potatoes, in order to trap them for monitoring and mass trapping. This is found to reduce the intensity of pest incidence, leading to a reduction in crop damage thereby improving the yields/output quality.
The Active Ingredient blend of 3E, 8Z, 11Z -Tetradecatrienyl Acetate & 3E,8Z-Tetradecadienyl acetate is a potent attractant for males of tuta absoluta. This liquid formulation @ 0.5 to 0.8 mg is loaded in silicon rubber septa, which is kept in a sealed met pet pouch, which is placed in traps in the field.
- Place the Lure/Dispenser in the water trap or funnel/sleeve trap and place the trap at various locations in the field just above the canopy level of the crop.
- Recommended to use one lure of Utkarsh Tomato Leaf Miner per trap. One Utkarsh Tomato Leaf Miner lure would last up to 30-45 days depending upon climatic conditions.
- The trapping density should be adequate to manage pest infestation. The recommended trap density is 40-50 traps per hectare for mass trapping and 8-10 traps per hectare for monitoring.
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