Attract & Kill Pest Control for the Red Palm Weevil

HOOK RPW attracts the pest using a sex-specific pheromone (males). A minimal dosage of toxicant is used as the kill agent to reduce the population density of RPW.

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

Species-specific
Eliminates Resistance
Approved for Organic Use
Safe for Humans, Pets & the Environment
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