XenTari WG

Biological Insecticide

XenTari® WG is a leading biological Bt insecticide that controls a broad range of pests with proven control on tomato looper in greenhouses, as well as armyworm and diamondback moth control in conventional and organic operations.

Technical Information

Chemical class: Group 11
Active ingredients: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. aizawai, Strain ABTS – 1857 (48.1%)
Packaging: 24 x 500 g case
Rainfast: Avoid application when heavy rainfall is in the forecast
PCP #: 31557

Registered Crops

• Artichoke
• Beans (dry and succulent)
• Brassica leafy greens
• Brassica vegetables (head and stem)
• Bulb vegetables
• Camelina
• Canola
• Cardoon
• Celery
• Celtuce
• Chinese celery
• Fennel
• Fruiting vegetables
• Garden beets
• Ginseng
• Grapes
• Greenhouse beans
• Greenhouse cucumber
• Greenhouse fruiting vegetables
• Greenhouse lettuce
• Greenhouse ornamentals
• Hare’s ear mustard
• Herbs and spices
• Hops
• Horseradish
• Kohlrabi
• Leafy greens
• Mustard seed
• Oil radish
• Outdoor ornamentals
• Pome fruit
• Poppy seed
• Radish (including oriental)
• Rhubarb
• Rutabaga
• Sea kale
• Stone fruit
• Sugar beets
• Sweet potatoes
• Sweet rocket
• Tobacco
• Tree nuts
• Turnip


  • Unique mode of action making it an excellent tool for managing resistance
  • Immediately deters insects from feeding – death occurs within 1-3 days
  • Excellent product to rotate with conventional insecticides
  • Not harmful to bees or beneficial insects making it a great tool for spring feeding caterpillars
  • No REI and safe for humans
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General Usage Information

  • Apply when insect pests are small (egg hatch to early instars) before crop damage occurs
  • Apply in sufficient water volume for thorough crop coverage
  • Use with a water pH 7 or lower
  • Use a non-ionic surfactant for hard to wet foliage (such as cabbage or broccoli)
  • XenTari is OMRI certified for use in organic production

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