Abtec Verticillium contains the spores and mycelial fragments of an entomopathogenic fungus called Verticillium lecanii which has mycoparasitic action on rust and powdery mildew fungi. Abtec Verticillium is available in both wettable powder and liquid formulation.
DOSAGE & METHOD OF APPLICATION
Abtec Verticillium is used for foliar spray and soil application. The normal dosage is 20 g per plant.
Soil Application: Mix 3 – 5 kg Abtec Verticillium with 200 kg organic manure and apply uniformly to moist soil (1 acre). For tree crops mix 20 g with 1 kg organic manure and apply at the base.
Foliar Spray: Mix 10 kg Abtec Verticillium in 500 litres of water per hectare and spray on the foliage during evening hours. Use the spray solution as a direct spray targeting the pests on the undersides of the leaves.
Drip Irrigation: Abtec Verticillium can be mixed @ 20g /litre of water. After filtering it can be incorporated into the soil through the drip irrigation system during the pre or post planting stage. Apply preferably in the early morning or during the late evening hours.