Deltamost 20 SC
Hi Deltamost SC is a versatile insecticide belonging to the pyrethroid family. It gives effective control of a range of chewing and sucking pests, including aphids, caterpillars, leafhoppers and flea beetles; on a variety of agricultural and horticultural crops, including pome fruits, tobacco and ornamentals. This product is available in a range of strengths, formulation types and pack sizes.
Active Ingredient: Deltamethrin
Available Formulation: 25 g/L
Tsetse flies, genus Glossina occur, only in tropical Africa south of the Sahara. They are blood sucking pests and spread the vector trypanosomiasis, or 'sleeping sickness', which is fatal in humans and animals if left untreated.
Female flies lay single larvae deposited to mature in damp places, emerging 20 to 60 days later. Flies tend to rest in forested areas often near to water. They feed on blood preferably on animals and only accidentally on humans.
Mode of Application
Deltamost 20 SC can be used as the killing agent in net traps for Tsetse flies. Deltamost 20 SC can be combined with an insect pheromone and applied to a large net trap. The net traps, often blue in colour as this is also seen to attract the insects, are suspended in the air close to where cattle are grazing. The pheromone lures tsetse flies from up to twenty miles away, once the flies land on the net they pick up a lethal dose of Deltamethrin.