AMBLYSEIUS SWIRSKII – BRAN VERMICULITE MIX 1L CARDBOARD TUBE – 50,000
Type: Predatory mite that is used to control whiteflies & thrips, it will also provide some reduction in other small pest species.
How it works: Amblyseius Swirskii breed extremely quickly under warm, humid conditions.
They will also survive in cooler night temperatures & through winter months in semi-protected crops. Actively feeds on thrips larvae (larva stage 1 or L1), on whitefly eggs & can feed on young whitefly larva (L1).
Species Controlled: Western Flower Thrips, Chili Thrips, Onion Thrips, Greenhouse Whitefly, Silverleaf/Potato Whitefly.
When To Use: Ideal for use on protected crops in warm conditions, such as peppers, cucumbers, gerbera & eggplant. It can be used on non-protected crops, provided that average daytime temperatures exceed 68°F/20°C.