Common name bifenthrin (BSI, ANSI, draft E-ISO); Bifenthrine ((f) draft F-ISO)
Chemical Abstracts name (2-methyl[1,1′-biphenyl]-3-yl)methyl 3-(2-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-propenyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate
CAS RN [82657-04-3]
Bifenthrin 8%SC APPLICATIONS
Biochemistry Chitin synthesis inhibitor, type 1 (Homopteran), with subsequent effects on cuticle deposition. It also has effects on the hormone levels of nymphs associated with moulting and on prostaglandin synthesis.
Bifenthrin 8%SC Mode of action
Contact and stomach action.
Bifenthrin 8%SC Uses
Effective against a broad range of foliar pests, including Coleoptera, Diptera, Heteroptera, Homoptera, Lepidoptera and Orthoptera; It also controls some species of Acarina. Crops include cereals, citrus, cotton, fruit, grapes, ornamentals and vegetables. Rates range from 5 g a. I. /ha against Aphididae in cereals to 45 g/ha against Aphididae and Lepidoptera in top fruit.
Not compatible with alkaline materials.