Atha BT known as Bacillus thuringiensis Is a naturally occurring bacteria. Bacillus thuringiensis is an effective control agent in many crops. The Insects that Ingest the Bacillus thuringiensis and later die from it are not considered dangerous to birds or other animals that may feed the dead insect. Bacillus thuringiensis is the only microbial insecticide widely using to control lepidopteron pests in many agricultural crops. Bacillus thuringiensis is not known to cause injury to plants on which It has been applied and is not considered harmful to the environment, Astha BT highly susceptible to degradation by sunlight,so the best time of spray the field is early morning and evening. Most of the products adhere to the foliage for less than a week following application and the period shortens with rain or overhead watering.
Crops: Cereals, Pulses, Vegetables, Fruit crops, Cole crops, Orchards, Fiber crops, Cut flowers Ornamentals in greenhouses, nurseries, lawns and landscape.
Dosage: Foliar Spray Mix 5 gm. of Astha BT with 1 Ltr. of Water. 1 Kg. Astha BT is required for an Acre.
Soil application: Use 3 Kgs. of Astha BT in an Acre and that 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,
The frequency of applications also depends on the pest and the crop. For greenhouse pest problems, applications once in every 15-20 days are recommended.
Available Packing – 250g.