Endotherapy

RED PALM WEEVIL TREATMENT: ENDOTHERAPY

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Endotherapy is the most effective treatment to eliminate red palm weevil. It is a very clean and safe technique with the environment and with the manpower, since the insecticide does not come into contact with the environment.

Endotherapy consists of providing a very small dose of an insecticide in the central area of ​​the trunk. The vascular bundles transfer the product to the bud.

The larvae die when ingesting the insecticide that circulates through the sap of the treated palm.

Being an effective, economical and clean system, endotherapy is not only the most used treatment in affected palm trees, it is the most recommended for preventive actions on palm trees where the pest has not been detected (preventive treatment).

INJECTION CANNULA FOR DOSAGE OF SYSTEMIC AND NUTRITIONAL INSECTICIDES IN PALM TREES

SOSPALM 25

Length 25 cm. Designed for species of stipe of greater diameter.
  • Phoenix canariensis unbrushed
  • Elaeis guineensis (African Palm)

SOSPALM 15

Length 15 cm. Designed for species of stipe of smaller.
  • Brushed Phoenix canariensis.
  • Phoenix dactylifera.
  • Washingtonia sp.
  • Coconut tree

ADVANTAGES OF THE SOSPALM PEG FOR ENDOTHERAPY IN PALM TREES

Effective system for curative and preventive treatments.
Low cost for the control of the Red Palm Weevil.
Only one installation and many uses.
Eco-friendly (There is no contact of the pesticide with the environment).
Prevents the risk of fungal infections.
The airtight cap keeps a tight seal. The Allen closure hinder handling by external personnel, especially in small palm trees.
It facilitates the work of injection: open the cap, incorporate the insecticide and recap until the next application.
Protects the stretch of stipe through which the insecticide circulates. Very important in Phoenix dactylifera and Washingtonia sp.
The insecticide reaches the meristem of tall palms.
With the SOSPALM protocol, pollen and dates free of insecticide residues.

FINISH WITH THE RED PALM WEEVIL IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

STEP 1

Drill to the center of the trunk, where the greatest number of conductive vessels is located, with a drill and a bit 8 millimetres in diameter and 40 to 45 centimetres long and with an inclination of 45º to 50º.
Insert and remove the bit repeatedly to remove the remains of the drilling and facilitate the installation of the peg. It is important that the countersink enters all the way to leave a housing to fit the mastic.

STEP 2

Insert the SOSPALM peg using a hammer with resin tips.

STEP 3

Paint the neck of the peg with a putty to maintain the tightness.
The sealing is essential to avoid the entry of air into the cavity.

SEALING IS ESSENTIAL TO PREVENT AIR ENTRY INTO THE CAVITY

STEP 4

Prepare the recommended dose and apply with the syringe and the lengthener. Open the cap and slowly add the product. It is recommended to use Sospalm Líqudio or distilled water to favour the best dissolution of the insecticide. The use of the extension favours the discharge of the dose to the bottom of the cavity, favouring the exit of air.

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