Kaolin solutions for pesticides sector - Health and Safety - Pest Control
Kaolin is naturally occurring clay resulting from weathering of aluminous minerals. Prevent insects from reaching vulnerable plant tissue. Act as a repellent by creating an unsuitable surface for feeding or egg-laying. Disrupt the insect’s host finding capability by masking plant tissue colour. Act as an irritant to the insect. After landing on a treated surface, particles of kaolin break off and attach to the insect’s body triggering an excessive grooming response that distracts the pest. In urea fertilizer, the addition of Kaolin in the final steps of the manufacturing process can help retain the granular nature of the fertilizer and prevent caking.