Agchem Products – Insecticides – Applaud SC

Applaud is an insect growth regulator that kills insect through inhibition of molting and suppression of egg laying. It is highly effective against Brown Planthoppers in rice and Mango hoppers in mango.
Applaud has long residual action giving longer protection against hoppers. Due to its unique mode of action, Applaud is a good resistance breaker on hoppers already resistant to conventional insecticides.

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I. Brand Name Applaud 10 WP
II. Techno – Commercial Details
Active Ingredient Buprofezin 100 g / kg
Mode of Action Contact and Stomach
Insecticide Group Insect Growth Regulator
Manufacturer Nihon Nohyaku
Formulation Wettable Powder (WP)
Pack Sizes 1200 grams (100g x 12 sachets)
1000 grams


Crop and Pests Registration


Target Pests


Mango Hoppers 1 – 2 sachets/Drum
(1 drum = 200L)
Rice Green Leafhoppers
Brown Planthoppers
1 – 2 Tbsp / 16L water


III. Features, Advantages and Benefits

Features Advantages Benefits
Insect growth regulator • Different killing action • Prevents development of resistant population
• Provides sustained control
Affects fecundity of female hoppers • Reduces number of fertile eggs • Slows build-up of hopper population
Hopper nymphs specific • Friendly to pollinators
• IPM compatible
• More pollinators ensures high fruit sets
• More natural enemies less pests
Highly compatible to mix with other insecticides • Suitable for cocktail combination • Broadens spectrum against mango pest at cheaper cost
10 days residual action • Provides longer protection • Assured protection during full bloom stage
• Less frequency of spraying
100g is good for 1 drum • Economical • Less cost
Wettable Powder Formulation • No burning effect on flowers
• Stays long to sprayed surface
• No damage to flowers
• Good fruit finish
• Longer protection