Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki

DiPel® Biological Insecticide

DiPel® Biological Insecticide contains the Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki (Btk) strain ABTS-351 and offers reliable, broad-spectrum caterpillar control on more than 200 crops. DiPel contains a unique balance of multiple insecticidal proteins and Bt spores that maximize efficacy against lepidopteran pests.

  • Acts fast; larvae stop feeding within minutes
  • Exempt from residue tolerance with as short as a 0-day PHI and 4-hr REI, allowing fruit to be harvested within hours of application (follow local labels and guidelines)
  • Effective resistance management, having never developed cross-resistance with any other insecticide
  • Tank mixable with most insecticides, fungicides, and foliar nutrients
OMRI caterpillar pest control

Effective control of caterpillar pests

Proven effective for nearly 50 years in the field against practically all lepidopteran pests that affect agricultural crops around the world.

Harvest-ready with an excellent worker safety profile

Growers maximize harvest and marketing flexibility by controlling insects right up until harvest with DiPel.

Eco-friendly protection

DiPel is derived from a naturally occurring bacteria that selectively controls caterpillar pests without affecting beneficial insects and pollinators, including bees.


A history of unmatched consistency means growers know what they get with every lot of DiPel.

Key Crops

Plantation Crops
Row Crops
Tree Fruit
Tree Nuts


Learn more about DiPel

For the full list of brands available in your country, label information, or the SDS, please contact your local distributor