(Fipronil 80% WG)

Fipronil 80% WG
Pack Size : 100 gm/ 40 gm/ 2 gm Pouch
Class : insecticides
Directions of Use : Give a first spray as soon as the incidence of insect pests starts and give 1-2 more sprays to it depending upon the severity of the incidence. The hand operated Knapsack Sprayer is recommended. Hollow cone or triple action nozzle can be used.
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Crop Pests CIB DOSE / Ha Water volume litre/ha
Rice (Paddy) Stem borer, Leaf folder 50 – 62.5 gm 375 -500
Grape Thrips 50-62.5 gm 750-1000
Onion Thrips 75 gm 500
Cabbage DBM 93.75 gm 500


  • Ahead is a broad-spectrum insecticide
  • It has both contact or stomach action
  • It is also having partially systemic action
  • It belongs to phenyl-pyrazole group of insecticides
  • Innovative Formulation (Water dispersible granule)
  • Easy to handle and use
  • Low use rate and cost effective
  • It is effective against both chewing as well as sucking insects
  • It is effective against insects which are resistant to conventional pesticides
  • It has good phytotonic effect, results better growth and high yields
  • Good thripicide: excellent result against thrips
  • It has quick and long duration control
  • Feeding of treated insects stops soon after treatment
  • It has more selectivity for insects and safe for human and animals
  • Longer persistency and greater solubility in water
  • It is almost compatible with other insecticides
  • Comparatively safer to the beneficial insects
  • It has no cross resistance to conventional products
  • Ideal product for IPM practice


  • Ahead has a new chemistry with a unique mode of action
  • It interferes in nerve impulse transmission by blocking (GABA)-gated chloride channels in the central nervous system of insect
  • It prevents the uptake of chloride ions resulting in excess neuronal stimulation
  • This hyperexcitation of insects’ nerves and muscles leads death of the target insect


  • Foliar spray is recommended
  • First spray is recommended as soon as pest infestation starts and subsequent 2-3 sprays at weekly interval depending on the severity of incidence


  • Uniform spray should be advisable
  • Do not spray during foggy climate
  • Use knapsack sprayer fitted with hollow cone or triple action nozzle
  • Wear safety equipment’s such as gloves, aprons, masks, etc.
  • Do not smoke, drink, eat and chew anything while spraying
  • Avoid contact with mouth, eyes and skin
  • Take bath properly after application
  • Antidote – No specific antidote is known. Treat symptomatically