About Tebufenpyrad

Tebufenpyrad is an acaricide used in many countries around the world for effective long-lasting control of spider and rust mites species on a large number of crops including citrus, pome fruit, berries and grapevine, vegetables and soybeans.


  • Tebufenpyrad is a METI acaricide (mitochondrial electron transport inhibitor / IRAC 21A).
  • Rapid knock-down action 
  • Activity via direct contact and ingestion
  • Long-lasting control
  • Broad spectrum acaricide with insecticidal properties; effective against, spider mites, eriophyid mites, tarsonemid mites, aphids, pear psylla
  • Broad spectrum efficacy on all mite growth stages (excellent activity on eggs, larvae, nymphs and adults) 
  • Translaminar action (excellent access to pests on bottom of leaves)
  • Compatible with a range of other products

Chemical structure




  • Eriophyidae (eriophyid mites, rust mites) on fruit trees, citrus, tea, grapevine
    • Grape leaf blister mite (Colomerus vitis )
    • Grapevine leaf rust mite (Calepitrimerus vitis )
  • Tarsonemidae (tarsonemid mites) on vegetables, ornamentals
    • Broad mite (Polyphagotarsonemus latus
  • Tetranychidae (spider mites)
    • European red mite (Panonychus ulmi ) on apples, pears, etc.
    • Citrus red mite (Panonychus citri) on citrus
    • Common red spider mite (Tetranychus urticae ) on vegetables, cotton, fruits, soybeans, hops


  • Aphididae (Aphids)

  • Psyllidae (psyllids)
    • Pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyri )

Available Formulations

  • 200 g/kg; WP