Attract & Kill Control for the Red Palm Weevil

HOOK RPW attracts the male and female adults using an aggregation pheromone. A minimal dosage of toxicant in the formulation kills the weevils.

Pests Targeted

Scientific Name
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus

Common Name
Red Palm Weevil

Pest Description

Female red palm weevils (RPW) bore into the palm using its rostrum, then lays eggs into the palm. Weevils in the larval stage then decimates the palm and they can cause damage up to one meter long. All life stages of this weevil continually feed on the host palm until death.

Primary Crops Affected

Coconut palm, African oil palm, assai (acai) palm, sago palm, Canary Island date palm, date palm, sugar cane.

HOOK RPW Benefits

Eliminates Resistance
Safer for the Environment
Safer for Humans & Pets
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