Preventative / first introductions: 5 to 10 mites per m2. Low level curative: 20 mites per m2. Curative: up to 50 mites per m2. Introductions: repeat / fortnightly dependent on monitoring and conditions.
Activity / Control
Fruit tree spider mite (Panonychus ulmi) and glasshouse spider mite (Tetranychus urticae). Adults and nymphs feed on spider mite eggs, nymphs and some adults. In the absence of mites they feed on pollen and other prey
Suitable to seed a crop as a preventative treatment or when hot, dry conditions prevail.
This predatory mite, targets the fruit tree spider mite (Panonychus ulmi) and glasshouse spider mite (Tetranychus urticae). Adults and nymphs feed on spider mite eggs, nymphs and some adults. In the absence of mites they can feed and reproduce on pollen and other prey.
Amblyseius californicus persists longer in the crop than many other spider mite predators and is active in high temperature and low humidity conditions.
This predator is released only under licence for use on glasshouse grown crops, please contact Fargro for further details.
This product is a non - native species released only under a licence issued by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.Sales are restricted to professional users who can comply with the terms of the licence.