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Table 1 Types of pesticides commonly applied in vegetable farms and on livestocks as reported by farmers in Magu district, Mwanza region

From: Farmers’ pesticide usage practices in the malaria endemic region of North-Western Tanzania: implications to the control of malaria vectors

Pesticide chemical group (% in use) Trade name Active ingredient Status of registration
  Albadip 10% Alphacypermethrin R
Agrothrin Lambdacyhalothrin R
Bamethrin Deltamethrin R
Baygon Imiprothrin + Cyfluthrin R
Decis 25 EC Deltamethrin R
Degor Cypermethrin NR
Pyrethroids (50%) Cyclone 505EC Cypermethrin 10% + Chlorpyrifos R
Insectido 5EC Lambdacyhalothrin R
Karate 5EC 50 g/L of Lambdacyhalothrin R
Kungfu 50 g/L of Lambdacyhalothrin R
Cybadip Cypermethrin R
Duduthrin super Lambdacyhalothrin R
Fenom Lambdacyhalothrin + Profenofos. R
Fenkil 20EC Fenvalerate 20 g/L R
Helarat Lambdacyahalothrin R
Paranex 100 EC Alphacypermethrin 100 g/L NR
Rapid attack Cypermethrin & Imidacloprid R
Shamba powder Deltamethrin & Fenitrothion R
Subachlo Cypermethrin R
Suba Deltamethrin Deltamethrin NR
Ultracya 5EC Lambdacyhalothrin 5% R
Farmerzeb Mancozerb 80%WP PR
Carbamates (11%) Linkmil 72 WP Metalaxyl 80 kg + Mancozeb R
Bamic/Ascomec Abamectin R
Milthane super Mancozeb R
Organophosphates (15%) Insecron 720EC Prefonofos NR
Mocron 720EC Prefonofos R
Prefonos Endosulfan NR
Selecron 720EC Profenofos R
Supercron/Mupacron Prefonofos 500EC Prefonofos 500EC R
Profecron/Banofos Prefonofos 720E C R
Sume Dimethoate R
Organochlorides (9%) Muparaxone Paraquat 270 g/l RR
Thiodan Endosulfan NR
Linkonl Chlorothelonil 50%  
Thionex Endosulfan PR
Abanil/Bamic Abamectin 18 g/L (Avermectin) R
Others Agriothrine Agritone NR
Ascomine 2–4-D 2-4D Amine salt (Aryloxyalkanoic acid) R
Bamitraz Amitraz (Amidine) R
Kumulus DF 80% Sulphur R
Movil Hexaconozole R
Tixfix/Tiktik Amitraz 12.5% EC (Formamidine) R
Glyphon (Glyphosate) Isopropylamine salt (Phosphanoglycine) R
  1. R Registered for use, NR Not registered, RR Registered for Restricted use, PR Provisional Registration (Registration status as per Tanzania Pesticides Gazette, 2011)