With its dual mode of action, contact and systemic activity, ORTHENE® 97 insecticide is the proven choice for key insect control in dozens of high-value vegetable crops as well as soybeans, cotton and tobacco. Acephate, the active ingredient, gives ORTHENE 97 its powerful one-two punch of contact and systemic activity. It rapidly penetrates plant tissue to reduce chances of washing away in rainfall or irrigation and provides up to three weeks of dependable residual control of dozens of damaging pests from aphids to worms. ORTHENE 97 may be applied using aerial, ground and air blast or air-assisted equipment. Always check label for rates and application recommendations.