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Coragen® insecticide

DuPont™ Coragen® for Integrated Pest Control in Vegetables

DuPont™ Coragen® insecticide is widely used by vegetable growers because it has excellent performance on chewing insects, but is very soft on many important beneficial insects

Coragen® insecticide

DuPont™ Coragen® insecticide is registered for the following crops: Brassicas, Lettuce, Leafy vegetables, Asian vegetables, Tomatoes, Capsicums, Cucurbits, Melons, Potatoes, Sweet corn, and Legume vegetables. Coragen® provides long lasting control of caterpillar pests in vegetables, and at the same time is very soft on many important beneficial insects.




Coragen® targets a long list of critical pests in these crops including:

  • Diamondback moth (DBM)/ Cabbage moth
  • Cabbage-centre grub
  • Cabbage cluster caterpillar
  • Cabbage white butterfly
  • Cotton budworm/Heliothis
  • Native bollworm/Heliothis
  • Soybean looper
  • Potato moth/Tomato leafminer
  • Cluster caterpillar
  • Cabbage leafminer
  • Eggfruit caterpillar
  • Cucumber moth

Coragen® is safe to most key beneficial insects. These include predatory mites, parasitic wasps, spiders, lacewings, damsel bugs, and ladybeetles making it an ideal tool for Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs.

Coragen® is active on all sizes of caterpillar pests and also targets eggs when they hatch, through the larvae ingesting the treated egg case.

Coragen® is rainfast within two hours of application showing robust performance under a range of environmental conditions.

DuPont™ Coragen® insecticide can now be applied by air using both fixed wing and helicopter aircraft.

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