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Avicta® is a seed treatment with the active ingredient abamectin.

Avicta® is sold with an insecticide/fungicide seed treatment combination as Avicta® Complete Beans. Abamectin is a natural fermentation product of the soil bacterium Streptomyces avermitilis.  The compound disrupts the nematode nervous system (by affecting chloride channels in nematode nerve cells, to be specific).  Avicta® is not taken up by the plant (that is, it is not systemic), but it moves on the root surface as the root system develops from the seed.

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