Acaricides and their use



Commercially available as Kelthane, Hexakel, Dicofol 18.5% EC. This is a specific acaricide with relatively long residual action. It is effective against all stages of the mites.

Sulphur  This is used either as fine dust or as wettable forms for the control of mites. The wettable sulphur preparations are generally recommended @ 1 g/litre.
References Kerala Agricultural University. 2011. Package of Practices Recommendations: Crops.14th edition. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur- 360 p.