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Verticillium Lecanii

Biological Insecticide Verticillium Lecanii

Precautions :

  • Spider should not be mixed with any chemical fungicides. Avoid chemical fungicides spray 2-4 days before or after the use of Spider for best results.

Specifications :

Scientific Name Lecanicillium lecanii
Higher Classification Lecanicillium
Family Cordycipitaceae
Rank Species
Division Ascomycota

Verticillium Lecanii

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Spider is eco-friendly biological insecticide based on naturally occurring Verticillium Lecanii. When spider is sprayed on insects, the insect gets pathogenised and killed. The spores of Verticillium Lecanii are slimy & get attached to the cuticle of the insects on contact. The fungus infects insects by producing hyphae from germinating spores that penetrate the insect's integument, the fungus then destroys the internal contents and the insect dies. Verticillium Lecanii is known as a "white-halo" fungus because of the white mycelial growth on the edges of infected scale insects.

Recommended For :

  • Greenhouse whitefly
  • Thrips
  • Aphids
  • Meeley bugs
  • Sucking insect

Presentation :

  • Spider is available as easily wettable powder containing virulent strain of Verticillium Lecanii 1 X 108 CFU / gm.
  • Liquid preparation

Recommended For Crops :

  • Verticillium Lecanii is used in protecting crops such as Grapes, Citrus, Pomegranate, Apple, Tomato, Chilly, Onion, Cardamom, Tea, Coffee, Floriculture, Home Gardening, Medicinal Plants.