Insecticides are used to control insects that damage plants and are usually classified by their mode of action, which may be through inhalation, contact, absorption by cuticle or ingestion: the insect eats them on the treated parts of the plant.
The principal markets where they are sold are Europe and South Africa.

The table below contains a description of the main insecticides based on the Group’s proprietary active substances.


Active substance Biological activity Principal proprietary trademarks Principal crops treated
Pyrethroids Control of phytophagous insects Scatto®, Antal®, Mitigate® Grapevine, cotton, cereals, fruit and vegetables
IGR Lepidopterans Dipron® Vegetables