ROM – Biomite is a combined biopesticide powder formulation based on entomopathogenic fungus, Hirsutellathompsonii and Verticillium lecanii with a CFU of 2x108 per gm / ml.
Target Pests: ROM – Biomite is effective for the control of mite infestation in crops especially eriophid mites in coconut. Spores of the fungus invade the soft body of the mite through the cuticle. They proliferate inside insect body, sporulate and cause death.
Target crops: Paddy, coconut, banana, cotton, sugarcane, floriculture crops and all vegetable crops.
Dosage and directions for use: ROM – Biomite can be used at the rate of two kg per acre to be dissolved in 250 to 400 liters of water and sprayed thoroughly drenching the canopy, including underside of foliage. For control eriophid mite of coconut, ROM – Biomite should be sprayed directly on all tender nuts immediately after setting of nuts. Spraying must be carried out during the cooler periods of the day preferably during late evening hours.