For Rice growers VIRTAKO is a unique, new generation granule insecticide having excellent control and long lasting protection from Stem Borer. Syngenta’s Virtako help rice growers arrest crop loss at vegetative stage. It provides vigor to the plant for better crop establishment thus ensuring higher yield. Farmers wanting to prevent crop losses due to insect attack are encouraged to use this variety for better crop productivity.
Complying with all safety norms, Virtako is specially designed to target rice stem borers with long lasting control and provide full protection to the crop by distributing itself throughout the plants, thereby protecting new and old growth. This is first granular insecticide from Syngenta with targeted impact. While insect control with other solutions falls within a few days after application, VIRTAKO continues to improve in performance. Virtako does not stunt growth and is safe for the crop, the applicator and the environment.
A highly effective product for the control of lepidoptera and has knockout capabilities specially targeting sucking insects. Virtako’s combination of active ingredients THIAMETHOXAM+CHLORANTRANILIPROLE and granular formulation-pours like a liquid therefore easy to handle. After feeding on a treated plant or crawling over a treated leaf, the pest is first paralyzed and then quickly dies. With broad spectrum capabilities and extended history of good performance it is used worldwide rice and vegetable fields.
Mode of action
The anthranilic diamide class of insecticides, which includes chlorantraniliprole, activates ryanodine receptors and stimulates calcium ion release from muscle cells causing paralysis and death in vulnerable specie Thiamethoxam is a broad-spectrum, systemic insecticide, which means it is absorbed quickly by plants and transported to all of its parts, including pollen, where it acts to deter insect feeding.
Virtako is a unique new generation granular insecticide providing excellent control and long lasting protection from Stem Borer in Rice & Corn and Early Shoot Borer in Sugarcane.
Features of Virtako Syngenta
The dual mode of action present in Virtako ensures a long lasting protection from Stem Borer in Rice & Corn and Early Shoot borer in Sugarcane. Virtako helps in the growth of extra productive tillers & profuse root development along with a lush green healthy crop and gives an extra advantage of increase in the crop growth. Virtako does not stunt the plant growth and provides better ROI, higher yields and peace of mind to the growers.
Prices of Virtako Syngenta
$97.32 – $55.00