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Product Overview

Provides highly-effective control of aphids and whitefly with true systemic activity.

Key Features

Kontos provides highly-effective control of aphids and whitefly with true systemic activity.

Kontos Insecticide can only be used on plant growth stages for which thorough coverage can be achieved with the maximum spray volume allowed.

Maximum number of applications per cropping cycle: 3

Maximum Kontos Insecticide allowed per crop cycle: 900 mL/ha (216 g a.i./ha)

Minimum application interval: 7-14 days

• Greenhouse tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and eggplants – aphids and whitefly 
• Lettuce – aphids

Key Benefits

• Both xylem and phloem mobile active
• Moves to all plant tissues including new shoot, leaf and root growth
• Long residual – up to 30 days
• Low risk compound
• New resistant management tool
• Soft on beneficials – good fit in IPM
• Low resistance potential

Application Rates

Greenhouse tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and eggplants

Aphids Whitefly
30-42 mL Kontos Insecticide/100 L of water. Maximum of 72 g a.i./ha per application.
Do not exceed a spray volume of 712 L/ha (42 mL concentration) – 1000 L/ha (30 mL concentration).

Greenhouse lettuce

43-60 mL Kontos/100 L water with a maximum of 72 g a.i./ha per application

Use & Safety

When to use

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Where to use

What to control


Application rates and delivery

// Active Ingredient   240 g/L of spirotetramat
// Group   23 insecticide
// Formulation   suspension concentrate
// Packaging   1 L container

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