Salient Features :
Profenowil-50 is a neurotoxin acting as a cholonesterase inhibitor in insect nervous system. The separate optical isomer, due to the chiral phosphorus atom, shops different types of insecticidal activity and ability to inhibit acetyl cholinesterase. Being broad spectrum it affords control over all sucking pests and foliar feeding larvae. It is basically used as an acaricide giving excellent control of mites on a variety of crops.