Qualities of TITYUS
TITYUS is Nereistoxin poison.
It has contact, systemic and stomach action which gives effective control.
It controls yellow stem borer, Leaf folder in rice crop.
It is effective to control biting, chewing and sucking types of insect pests.
It is compatible with other commonly used insecticides and fungicides.
TITYUS also controls larvae which are resistance to conventional insecticides.
It has no effects to natural enemies, sh, animals, human beings, crops and hence
safe to environment.
India is one of the world's largest producers of rice and brown rice, accounting for 20% of all world
rice production. Rice is India's pre-eminent crop, and is the staple food of the people of the eastern
and southern parts of the country.Production increased from 53.6 million tons in FY 1980 to 74.6
million tons in year 1990, a 39 percent increase over the decade. By year 1992, rice production had
reached181.9 kg,secondintheworldonlytoChinawithits 182 kg.
Among the stem borers infesting rice, the yellow stem borer, Scirpophaga incertulas , is an important
pest of rice throughout tropical South and Southeast Asia. Its incidence is most predominant in
tropical lowland rice and deep-water rice. The pest attacks all stages of the crop. Larval damage to
tillers during the vegetative stage results in ‘dead heart’ symptom and damage during the panicle
Yellow stem borer ( Scirpophaga incertulas )
The rice leaf folder is a common pest and can be found in all rice growth stages. The most damaging
stage is during tillering as this can reduce the yield of the crop. The caterpillars can survive between
rice crops by feeding on weeds around the bunds. High nitrogen fertilizer creates lots of new rice plant
Leaf folder ( Scirpophaga incertulas )
Crop Common name of
Dosage per acre
Formulation(ml) Dilution in water
Yellow Stem borer,
& Leaf folder 172-202 101-202 35-89
It is completely safe to use Tityus.
It also compatible with the other agrochemicals.