ORTUS 5 SC
ORTUS 5 SC is a contact poison and is effective against all stages of mites such as Tetranychidae, Eriophydae, Tarsonemidae and Tenuipalpidae, having a quick knock down, the mites are killed within a day. They do not recover resulting in the suppression of oviposition inhibiting moulting of immature stages. It is applied as a foliar spray at the rate of 20mls/20L with a post harvest interval of 14 days for citrus fruits and 1 day for vegetables. It is compatible with most commonly used pesticides except those with alkaline reactions with a recommendation of compatibility test prior to mixing. It has no proved cross resistance with conventional acaricides with less adverse effects on natural enemies and beneficial insects.
Target pests/pathogens mites
Active ingredient(s) Fenpyroximate.
Recommended application method Foliar
Normal mode of action contact and systemic
Country of origin Kenya