Avensis® insecticide/miticide is armed with abamectin which is a natural fermentation product of the bacterium Streptomyces avermitilis. Avensis is labeled for control of ornamental and turfgrass pests.


  • Ornamentals: control of leafminers and mites as well as suppression of aphids, whiteflies and thrips on ornamental plants in or or shadehouses, greenhouses, field-grown ornamentals, foliage plants, Christmas trees and other woody ornamentals
  • Turfgrass: control of turf-parasitic nematodes and annual bluegrass weevil on golf course greens, tees and fairways


  • Active ingredient: abamectin 1.9%
  • Mode of Action: Glutamate-gated chloride channel allosteric modulator. Abamectin activates chloride channel proteins that depolarize nerve membranes, which inhibits nerve impulse conduction and leads to muscle paralysis
  • IRAC Group 6 Insecticide

Registered States

  • Registered
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This product is a Restricted Use Pesticide.