What are pesticide Modes of Action

There are two types of Modes of Action.

  1. The pesticides action on the plant or pest; systemic, contact, etc.
  2. The mode by which the pesticide acts on the pest.

The second type is important to prevent building up a resistance.

The chart below may aid in your selection of alternate pesticides.

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Hi. Jim - this is useful information. Is there a reference to the mode types?

Hi Diane,
That info is available on the FRAC and IRAC websites or on their respective apps.
Iā€™m working on updating the information and will add web addresses.

Fungicide Resistance Action Committee

Insecticide Resistance Action Commitee

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