DiPel® 2X DF is a leading biological insecticide with a high potency resistance management tool for proven control of Lepidoptera pests in both conventional and organic cropping systems.

Improve your apple crop

Protect your blueberry crop

Technical information

Chemical class: Group 11
Active ingredients: Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki  strain ABTS-351 (57%)
Packaging: 24 x 0.5 kg case. 5 kg bag
Rainfast: Avoid application when heavy rainfall is in the forecast
PCP #: 26508

Registered crops

  • Apple
  • Asian radish
  • Berries and small fruit
  • Blueberry (highbush and lowbush)
  • Bok choy
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Chinese broccoli
  • Chinese cabbage
  • Chokecherry
  • Collards
  • Corn (sweet and field)
  • Cranberry
  • Ginseng
  • Grape
  • Greenhouse herbs
  • Greenhouse ornamentals
  • Greenhouse vegetables
  • Herbs and spices
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard greens
  • Nut crops
  • Ornamental and shade trees
  • Parsley
  • Pear
  • Potato
  • Raspberry
  • Sea buckthorn
  • Spinach
  • Stone fruit
  • Sunflower
  • Timothy
  • Tobacco
  • Tomato
  • Turnip greens


  • The most potent Bt insecticide on the market with a unique mode of action, making it an excellent tool for managing resistance
  • Immediately deters insects from feeding – death occurs within 1-3 days
  • The dry, flowable formulation is convenient and easy to handle with tank-mix flexibility
  • Not harmful to bees or beneficial insects making it a great tool for spring feeding caterpillars
  • No REI and safe for humans

General usage information

  • OMRI-certified for use in organic production
  • Apply when insect pests are small (egg hatch to early instars) before crop damage occurs
  • Apply using sufficient water volume for thorough crop coverage
  • Repeat at an interval sufficient to maintain control, usually 3-14 days
  • Use with a water pH 7 or lower
  • Use with a non-ionic surfactant for hard to wet foliage (such as cabbage or broccoli)