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Predatory mite (Neoseiulus cucumeris)

Description:


Use Thripex-Plus for:

Various thrips species, russet mites and broad mites.

Packaging:

  • 500 sachets per box. with 1,000 A. cucumeris per sachet

Each paper sachet with hook contains predatory mites and grain mites (all stages), mixed with bran. Each sachet contains 1000 mites. 

General information


When to use Thripex-Plus?

Use Thripex for biological pest control of various thrips species (hatching eggs and the first larval stage). Predatory mites also eat spider mites, russet mites, broad mites, several other mites, honeydew and pollen

How does Thripex-Plus work?

Adult predatory mites actively search for and feed on their prey. 

How to use Thripex-Plus


Dosage

The information given below is merely indicative. Tailored advice can be provided if information is available on the local factors that need to be taken into account, such as the crop, the climate conditions and the level of infestation. For the correct approach, please consult a Shale Peak Horticulture specialist.

Use one to two sachets per m2 (10 sq ft).

Application Thripex-Plus

  • Hang sachets on the crop (sachets already have an exit hole)

  • Hang sachets in sheltered positions on the crop (no direct sunlight).

  • For best results place sachets so that the bottom is touching the moist substrate. This will increase the longevity of the product.

  • Hold sachets by the cardboard strip at the top. The predatory mites are easily damaged

Please note Thripex Plus contains grain mites and bran. These mites might cause slight damage to some crops, especially with a large number of mites and high humidity. Therefore, consult your supplier prior to using Thripex. It is recommended to carry out a small field test to monitor the effects.

Best working conditions Thripex-Plus

The predatory mite is not susceptible to diapause and therefore can be applied all year round. Relative humidity should be above 75% and the temperature above 20°C/68°F for some hours of the day.

Handling

Biological beneficials have a very short life expectancy and therefore need to be introduced to the crop as soon as possible after receipt. Failure to do so can have a negative impact on their quality. In case you do need to store Thripex Plus, please follow the instructions below. Shale Peak Horticulture, LLC is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions.

  • Storage after receipt: 1-2 days

  • Storage temperature: 10-15°C/50-59°F

  • In the dark

  • Provide ventilation to prevent CO2 accumulation

Important

  • Only use products that are permitted in your country/state and crop. Check local registration requirements.

  • Shale Peak Horticulture, LLC  cannot be held liable for unauthorized use.

  • Shale Peak Horticulture, LLC  is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions.

Side effects

Pesticides can have (in)direct effects on natural enemies. Koppert’s side effects app tells you how harmful different pesticides are.


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