MEALIKIL VL - Verticillium lecanii BioInsecticide
01 Name, address & status of the applicant Agri Life
Plot No.23 FF, Sancharpuri Colony
New Bowenpally
Secunderabad 500 011.
Andhra Pradesh, India
02 Address of the premises where the manufacturing will be done Agri Life
154 A/5-1, SVCIE
IDA Bollaram - 502 325.
Medak Dist.
Andhra Pradesh, India
03 The common name and Trade name of the Insecticide which the applicant proposes to import or manufacture Verticillium lecanii 1.15% W.P.
(Common Name)
(Talc Based Formulation of Verticillum lecanii 1.15%WP)
(MEALIKIL VL) (Trade Name)
04 In case of formulation the source of supply of technical grade material & its status of registration chemical composition Verticillium lecanii strain No.NCIM-1312 from National Collection of Industrial Microorganisms (NCIM), Biochemical Sciences Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune., India
05 Kind & name of active & other ingredients & percentage of each

Verticillium lecanii

(i) Stability in storage (as per details specified by the Registration Committee)

(ii) Shelf-life claim
Verticillium lecanii in Talc based formulation.

Composition                     % W/W
(a) Verticillium lecanii        - 1.15 %
(Spores and Nutrients
medium residues)
(b) Spore Count (CFU)      - (1 x 108/g min.)
(c) Carrier (Talc)              - 90.85%
(d) Moisture                     - 8%
Total                                100%

Stable at Room Temperature for 14 months.
12 months

RADOSOM, A Govt of India, DSIR Recognised R & D Centre has tested the talc based product for shelf-life
06 Toxicity of the products to human beings, wild life and aquatic animals Toxicological Evaluation detailed below revealed the product to be as low hazardous Class IV Compound Non Toxic to Warm blood animals. Results of Acute Toxicological Studies:

Particulars of Acute Toxicological Studies: -

i. Acute Oral Toxicity/               : *1x108CFU/Rat
Pathogenicity Rat (>5000mg/kg B.W)

ii. Acute Oral Toxicity/              : *1x108CFU/Mouse
Pathogenicity Mouse (>5000mg/kg B.W)

iii. Acute Pulmonary                  : *1x107 CFU/Rat
- Rat
vi. Primary Skin Irritation          : Non Irritant
- Rabbit

vii.Irritation to Mucous               : Non Irritant
Membrance (Eye)

Non Toxic and Non Virulent at the maximum recommended Test Dose level. Detailed Reports available

Data generated at Intox Pvt Limited, Pune, India

07 The plant diseases, insects & other poisons animals and weeds against which it is intended to be used (Published/authentically report on bioeffiency of the Insecticides to be enclosed as per details specified by the registration Committee) Citrus mealy bugs and scales of Citrus

Exhibits effective control on Citrus mealy bugs and scales at 1.0 Kg/Acre dose applied thrice at 15 days intervals in Citrus. Bio-efficacy report from Division of Entomology, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam (Meghalaya), India.

Summary of Report on bio-efficacy is provided below.
Crop Pest Dose & spray Schedule Impact      Phytotoxicity Safety To
Parasites &
Report No


Mealy bugs and sclaes (Coccus viridis and planococcus citri) 2.5 Kg/Ha

15 days interval
Good control of Mealy bugs and Scales
None   ICAR Report RC/AG/Ento/REC/3/ VL dated
15 April 2004



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