Best Insecticide for Beans

October 2, 2022

The best insecticide for beans in Nigeria is Belt Expert insecticide. Belt expert has a killing effect on beans borers, bugs, insects, aphids and beetles etc.

Belt Expert insecticide is also effective against leaf miners, soil bone insects, nematodes (if applied to the roots) and whiteflies etc.

There are two types of insecticides namely the contact insecticides and systemic insecticides. Contact insecticides kill insects on contact while systemic insecticides moves around the tissues of the plants, so any insects that feed on the plants’ tissues will die.

Without the use of insecticides, you may get zero yields from your efforts on your beans farm. Beans plants attract a lot of pests; hence, good insecticides must be used for preventive and curative purposes.

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The Best Insecticide for Beans

The best of insecticides for beans in Nigeria are explained as follows:

  1. Belt Expert Insecticide
  2. Tihan Insecticide
  3. Confidor Insecticide
  4. Laraforce Insecticide
  5. Neem Oil

Belt Expert Insecticide

The active ingredients of Belt Expert insecticide are Flubendiamide + Thiacloprid. Belt Expert has contact and systemic action on pests like insects that affects beans plants.

Belt Expert insecticide is effective against lepidopterous insect pests like leaf miner pests, Spodoptera Exígua and Helicoverpa Armigera. It also has killing effects on pests like Jassids, aphids and white fly).

The rate of use of belt extra is 0.084 litres per 10 litres of water.

Tihan Insecticide

Tihan insecticide has the active ingredients of Spirotetramate and Flubendiamide. Tihan insecticide stays on the surfaces of the plants for a long time has it has a residual effect. The residual effect of tihan insecticide adds to its efficacy on insects and other pests.

Tihan insecticide is aalso an insect growth regulators that causes starvation in insects which leads to their eventual death.

The rate of application of this insecticide is 0.2 – 0.4 litres of Tihan insecticide per litre of water. 2 – 3 application of this insecticide should be done within 2 -3 weeks.

Confidor Insecticide

Confidor insecticide is one of the best insecticides for beans farming in Nigeria. The active ingredient is Deltamethrin. The target of Confidor insecticide is Caterpiller, Fruit Borer, Maggot, Earthworm, Grasshopper, Locust, Army Worm, Tuta Absoluta, Bollworms, Lepidoptera, Aphids, Heteroptera, Thysanoptera, Thrips, Diptera, Coleoptera and Orthoptera and Leafworms etc.

Confidor insecticide has a contact action on insects and other pests.

A sachet of Confidor insecticide should be added to 15 – 20 litres of water. The mix should be sprayed to the leaves and other surfaces of the plants upon sighting of insects, beetles and flies.

Laraforce Insecticide

Laraforce insecticide is a contact insecticide and one of the best insecticides for beans growing in NIgeria. The active ingredient of Laraforce insecticide is Lambda-Cyhalothrin.

Laraforce insecticide has action on crops like beans, cucumber, tomato and watermelon etc.

Laraforce insecticide can be used to address lepidopterous insect pests’ issues (Tuta Absoluta, Spodoptera Exígua and Helicoverpa Armigera) and sucking insects (Jassids, aphids and white fly).

1 litres of Laraforce insecticide should be added to 100 – 200 litres of water. The mix should be sprayed to the leaves and other surfaces of the beans plants.

Neem Oil

Neem oil is an organic insecticide. It can also serve as a fungicide, miticide and nematicide. Neem oil is also one of the best insecticides for beans farming in Nigeria.

The neem oil can be used for preventive and curative action for insects and pests that affect beans plants.

The active ingredient of neem oil is Azadirachtin.

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