About Pyrifluquinazon

Pyrifluquinazon is a rapidly acting insecticide for control of sucking insect pests and the viruses they are transmitting. It provides long-lasting efficacy in a broad range of crops.


  • Pyrifluquinazon acts via contact and ingestion and belongs to IRAC group 9B
  • Effective against most insect development stages
  • Translaminar allocation provides control of insects on the underside of the leaves
  • Rapid cessation of feeding
  • Immediate and long-lasting efficacy
  • Prevention of virus transmission
  • Excellent fit in IPM programs

Chemical structure



Provides excellent efficacy against following pests:

Aphididae (susceptible stages: nymphs and adults)

  • Myzus persicae (Green peach aphid)
  • Brevicoryne brassicae (Cabbage aphid)
  • Aphis gossypii (Cotton aphid)
  • Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Potato aphid)
  • Auracorthum solani (Foxglove aphid)
  • Dysaphis plantaginea (Rosy apple aphid)
  • Acyrthosiphon lactucae (Acyrthosiphon aphid)

Thripidae (susceptible stages: 1. and 2. instars and adults)

  • Scirtothrips citri (Citrus thrips)
  • Scirtothrips dorsalis (Chilli thrips)
  • Thrips tabacci (Onion thrips)

Aleyrodidae (susceptible stages: crawlers and adults)

  • Bemisia tabaci (Sweetpotato whitefly)
  • Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Greenhouse whitefly)

Pseudococcidae (susceptible stages: nymphs and adults)

  • Planococcus ficus (Vine mealybug)
  • Planococcus citri (Citrus mealybug)

Cicadellidae (susceptible stages: nymphs and adults)

  • Erythroneura spp. (Leafhopper)

Pyrifluquinazon is no ovicide!

Pyrifluquinazon is registered in pome fruits, stone fruits, citrus, tree nuts, vegetables (brassica’s, fruiting veges, cucurbits, leafy veges, bulb veges, ...), grapes, cotton and others.

Available Formulations

  • 20%; SC