Exosex Tabs are a small non-toxic tablet consisting of Entostat™ powder formulated with minute quantities of the female sex pheromone. The Exosex tablet works by attracting male moths to the Entostat powder and female pheromone. As the male moths pick up Entostat powder, their pheromone receptors become overloaded with pheromone and they are unable to locate females. A male carrying Entostat powder will form a mobile pheromone dispenser, producing “false” pheromone trails, which attract additional males.
Contact between the males ensures that the Entostat powder and the confusion effect is automatically passed on, this process is called Auto- Confusion™. The result is a state of sexual confusion amongst the male moth population leading to effective mating disruption. This product helps processors to reduce and/or eliminate insecticide sprays and consequently, reduce subsequent down-time in production associated with fumigation and spray regimes.