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Chennai, India
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Biological Pesticide
Place of Origin:
Tamil Nadu, India
Packaging & Delivery
Packaging Details
1 kg
Delivery Time
1 week


Metarhizium anisopliae is a biopesticide, widely used to control Root weevils, plant hoppers Japanese beetle, Black vine weevil



Metarhizium anisopliae is a pathogenic fungus that infects insects that come in contact with it. Once the fungus spores attach to the surface of the insect, germinate and begin to grow, they then penetrate the exoskeleton of the insect and grow very rapidly inside the insect causing the insect to die. Other insects that come in contact with infected insects also become infected with the fungus.



Mode of action

The spores of this fungus when come in contact with the cuticle (skin) of susceptible insects, they germinate and grow directly through the cuticle to the inner body of their host. The fungus proliferates throughout the insects body and draining the insect of nutrients, eventually killing it. Metarhizium anisopliae infect the insect with contact and do not need to be consumed by their host to cause infection.




Target Crops


Cereals, Pulses, Vegetables, Fruit crops, Cole crops, Orchards, Fibre crops, Cut flowers, Ornamentals, greenhouses, nurseries, lawns and landscape.




Target pests


Root weevils, plant hoppers Japanese beetle, Black vine weevil, Spittlebug and white grubs.

Application methods


Foliar Spray (for hoppers & Bugs): The product should be sprayed on the growing plants using hand, ground or aerial spray equipment.

Soil application (Root grubs & vine weevils): Metarhizium anisopliae can be sprinkled around the root zone and incorporated into the soil either mechanically or through watering of plants. It can also be incorporated into the soil through drip irrigation systems after filtering with appropriate filters.

Frequency of application


Applications should be repeated at least once in a week for four weeks. For greenhouse pest problems, applications in every 10-15 days are recommended. All applications should be based on monitoring of pest populations.

Recommended Dosage


Foliar spray: 2.5 kg / hectare in 500 litres of water i.e., 5 gm per litre of water. The spray volume depends on the crop canopy.


Soil application: 2.5 kg / hectare.

Drip system: 5 gm / litre of water



Product composition

Spores                         : 1x109 CFU/gm.

Carrier material             : Talc powder.

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