Acephate is the organophosphate insecticide that is widely used in the greenhouses or golf courses. Known as a foliar product, it can be sprayed straight to plants. It is best to use around 2 weeks before the harvesting and consumption of edible crops. Acephate is a lingering systemic product, which means some sort of acephate penetrates the plant.
“Acephate is effective in treating resistant pests seen in various plants like tomatoes and lettuce and can be used in the horticulture.”
“You can use acephate in controlling sawflies, thrips, fire ants, caterpillars, leaf miners, and other kinds of insects.”