BotaniGard® 22WP - Beauveria bassiana Strain GHA for control of insect pests

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BotaniGard® 22WP (Wettable Powder) is EPA registered mycoinsecticide can be used for the control of insect pests in all the US States.

Please refer product labels provided below for complete application and safety details.

BotaniGard® 22WP (Active ingredient – Naturally occurring Fungus, Beauveria bassiana strain GHA) is an emulsifiable suspension, which is currently used as biological insecticide to control many surface- and soil-dwelling insect pests of different crops (see below).

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- Effective against the following insect pests.
  • Aphids
  • Ataenius beetles
  • Chinch bugs
  • Fall armyworm
  • Leaf hoppers
  • Mealybugs
  • Psyllids
  • Thrips
  • Whiteflies
  • Weevils
+ Key factors for mode of action of BotaniGard® 22WP against insect pests
  • The mode of action of BotaniGard® 22WP begins with the attachment of spores of fungus Beauveria bassiana to insect hosts.
  • When the BotaniGard® 22WP containing spores of fungus Beauveria bassiana strain GHA applied in the fields, greenhouse pots or nurseries, spores will attach to the body of insect hosts that are present in the soil.
  • The attached spores of fungus strain GHA will then germinate and start producing enzymes that will dissolve the cuticle of insect hosts. Then germinated hyphae will easily penetrate into the insect body where it will grow rapidly and kill the insect host within a short period of time.
+ Rates of application of BotaniGard® 22WP in the greenhouses, fields, gardens and nurseries?

The optimum concentrations of BotaniGard® 22WP in spay solution for the effective control of different insect pests is 3 pounds/100 gallons of water.

  • Apply 100 gallons of BotaniGard® 22WP suspension for optimum coverage of 2000 to 5000 sq.ft. of surface area. For recommended rates for different types of insects and their host crop, please refer BotaniGard® 22WP label at a link provided below
+ How BotaniGard® 22WP works in organic gardens, greenhouses, fields, gardens and nurseries?
  • When the BotaniGard® 22WP containing spores of fungus Beauveria bassiana strain GHA applied in the fields, greenhouse pots or nurseries, they will attach to the body of insect hosts that are present in the soil.
  • The attached spores of fungus strain GHA will then germinate and start producing enzymes that will dissolve the cuticle of insect hosts. The germinated hyphae will then easily penetrated into the insect body where it will grow rapidly and kill the insect host within a short period of time.
+ Why BotaniGard® 22WP is safer than traditional pesticides
  • For more information, please refer BotaniGard® 22WP label at a link provided below
  • 0-hour re-entry interval
+ Review following technical facts before placing an order
  1. BotaniGard® 22WP product information sheet (pdf)
  2. BotaniGard® 22WP MSDS (pdf)
  3. BotaniGard® 22WP Label (pdf)

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