Barrix Hunter – RPW Lure


  • Protect Your coconut, oil palm and date palm Crops from Red Palm Weevil.
  • Our unique combination of Pheromones and Kairomones effectively attracts and traps these unyielding pests.
  • Endorsed by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research and part of the Atal Innovation Mission.
  • Innovative, Effective & Eco-Friendly.
  • For effective catches use with Barrix Hunter Trap only.
  • Easy to installation and use.

Barrix Hunter: The Ultimate RPW Lure for Extended Control

Introducing the Game-Changing Solution: Safeguarding Palm Tree Plantations

  • Powerful Weapon Against RPW: Barrix Hunter Lure is designed for use with the Barrix Hunter Trap to protect coconut trees, oil palm trees, date palm trees, and areca plantations from the devastating Red Palm Weevil (RPW) menace.
  • Developed in Collaboration with Esteemed Govt. of India and AIM: Barrix Hunter stands as a true innovation, backed by the prestigious Atal Innovation Mission, ensuring credibility and effectiveness.
  • Efficiently Attracts and Traps RPW: Barrix Hunter utilizes a potent blend of aggregate pheromone and kairomones, offering unrivaled ability to attract and trap RPW.

Extended Period of Control: An Indispensable Refill

  • Used with Barrix Hunter Trap: Barrix Hunter Lure extends the control period when used as a refill with the Barrix Hunter Trap.
  • Formidable Defense: Barrix Hunter Lure ensures continued protection against the destructive impacts of the Red Palm Weevil.

Environment-Friendly and Sustainable: Empowering Farmers with Safe Solutions

  • Harmful Chemical-Free: Barrix Hunter empowers farmers to protect their precious plantations without resorting to hazardous control measures or harmful chemicals.
  • Preserving Natural Ecosystem: Its environment-friendly approach promotes healthier palm trees while preserving the balance of the natural ecosystem.

Take Charge of Your Plantations: Embrace the Power of Innovation

  • Thriving Palm Trees: Barrix Hunter becomes the trusted guardian, ensuring your coconut, oil palm, date palm, and areca plantations thrive without the threats of the Red Palm Weevil.
  • Safeguard Agricultural Investments: Embrace Barrix Hunter’s powerful RPW control to safeguard your valuable palm tree plantations.
  • Ultimate RPW Trap and Lure: Barrix Hunter stands as the ultimate solution for effective RPW trapping and luring.

Embrace Barrix Hunter Lure, the ultimate RPW lure for extended control, and protect your palm tree plantations. Developed with esteemed Govt. of India and AIM, Barrix Hunter emerges as a true innovation in mitigating the RPW menace. Say goodbye to the destructive impacts of the Red Palm Weevil and preserve the health of your agricultural investments with Barrix Hunter. Experience the ultimate RPW control and safeguard your plantations with this cutting-edge solution.

  • Cellulose Matrix Entrapment Technology.
  • Synergistic effect with kairomone.
  • 10 times more powerful than ordinary lures.
  • 99% pure isomer specific para pheromone impregnated.
  • Long lasting performance up to 60 days.
  • Biodegradable formulation.
  • Non-toxic & eco-friendly.
Technologies used:
  • Introducing Barrix Agro Sciences’ Cutting-Edge Technologies:
    Cellulose Matrix Entrapment Technology.
    Synergistic effect with kairomone.


For Identification & Monitoring 1 Trap / acre
Note: For effective catches use with Barrix HunterTrap only.



Oil Palm


Date Palm


Toddy Palm


Royal Palm


Sago Palm


Fishtail Palm












Special Note: Trap can be used for many times till the colour of the trap fades.

Step 1: Fix by locking push fit built-in rivets of three wings to the Barrix Hunter Cap.

Step 2: Fix narrow end of the central axle to three grooves given at the bottom of the wings.

Step 3: Place the central axle in the crescent base bowl.

Step 4: Now lock the bottom with push fit built-in rivets of wings to the crescent base bowl

Step 5: Remove the RPW lure from the pouch and place at the lure placement area.

Step 6: Fill the crescent base bowl with water till the overflow hole.

Step 7: Add 5 grams of any detergent / soapnut powder / shampoo to the water and stir.

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Step 8: Tie this assembled trap set to the trunk of the tree at 4 – 5ft above the ground level.

Step 9: Frequently refill the water into the crescent base bowl.

The Red Palm Weevil (RPW) is a highly destructive pest that inflicts significant damage on palm trees. Here are some of the key types of damage caused by the Red Palm Weevil in palm trees:

  • Boring into Trunk: Adult female RPWs bore into the trunk of palm trees to lay their eggs. They create tunnels, causing structural damage to the tree and weakening its integrity.
  • Larval Feeding: The RPW larvae, after hatching, feed voraciously on the inner tissues of the palm tree, including the vascular bundles responsible for nutrient transport. This feeding disrupts the flow of nutrients, leading to reduced growth and overall decline of the tree.
  • Stunted Growth: Infested palm trees often exhibit stunted growth due to the damage caused by RPW larvae within the trunk and crown.
  • Wilting and Yellowing: As RPW larvae consume the inner tissues, the palm tree’s leaves start wilting and turning yellow, leading to reduced photosynthesis and eventual defoliation.
  • Frond Damage: The feeding activity of RPW larvae affects the health and vitality of palm fronds, causing them to dry out and collapse prematurely.
  • Crown Collapse: In severe infestations, RPW damage can lead to the collapse of the palm tree’s crown, resulting in its eventual death.
  • Entry of Secondary Pathogens: RPW infestations create entry points for secondary pathogens, such as fungi and bacteria, leading to additional diseases that further weaken the palm tree’s health.
  • Death of Palm Trees: If left untreated, RPW infestations can cause the death of palm trees, resulting in economic losses for farmers and plantation owners.
  • It is essential to implement effective pest management strategies, such as using traps and lures like Barrix Hunter, to control RPW populations and prevent the devastating damage caused by this pest. Early detection and intervention are crucial in protecting palm trees from the destructive impact of the Red Palm Weevil.

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