Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide is a contact and residual insecticide. It can be used as a protective treatment when applied at regular intervals or as a knockdown treatment to control existing pests. Best results are obtained when Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide is applied before pest populations build up to damaging levels.
Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide is a member of the Group 3A insecticides (synthetic pyrethroids) and the mode of action is through sodium channel modulation. Its low solubility in water and high affinity for soil particles combine to produce low potential leaching and little impact in aquatic systems.
Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide has extended residual activity that controls target insects via contact and ingestion for up to 8 weeks. The residual nature permits pest control over longer periods when compared to traditional insecticides, this long-term residual control limits the number of pesticide applications required.
The odourless, liquid formulation is specifically designed for turf managers to achieve uniform distribution across the turf surface to enhance the degree of insect control. In addition, the suspension concentrate formulation contains no harsh solvents that have potential to cause damage to both the turf and the environment. Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide is rainfast once dry and not degraded by sunlight it is ideal for application in most situations.
Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide possesses a broad spectrum of activity and is particularly effective as a fast acting knockdown on adult pests. It has outstanding efficacy on adults of several species (an adulticide) and larvae of Lepidoptera species.
The residual nature of Ceasefire 80 SC Insecticide offers the turf manager a proven ability to control a wide range of insect pests in turf over an extended period.