Swirski-Mite

Swirski-Mite Predatory miteAmblyseius swirskii

Use Swirski-Mite for:
  • Young larvae of various thrips species
  • Eggs and larvae of whitefly
Packaging:

1 L bottle, contains 50,000 predatory mites

Each bottle with dosage cap contains predatory mites (nymphs and adults) mixed with bran

General information

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When to use Swirski-Mite?

Use Swirski-Mite for biological pest control of young larvae of various thrips species. Swirski-Mite also works against both eggs and larvae of whiteflies (Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Bemisia tabaci). Further, use Swirski-Mite preventatively and at the first signs of pest's presence.

How does Swirski-Mite work?

Adult predatory mites search for their prey or wait for it to pass by and subsequently feed on their prey.

How to use Swirski-Mite

Application Swirski-Mite

  • Turn and shake the bottle gently before use
  • Press in the centre of the cap to open the dosage hole
  • Sprinkle material on leaves
  • Choose at least 4,000 introduction points per hectare, evenly distributed over the total surface
  • Use (Mini)-Air(o)bug if necessary for the mechanical distribution of Swirski-Mite

Best working conditions Swirski-Mite

The predatory mite is not susceptible to diapause. Therefore, it can also be introduced during the winter time. It is tolerant to high temperatures; a swirskii population starts to develop when the temperature during the day regularly exceeds 20-22°C/68-72°F.

Handling

Biological beneficials have a very short life expectancy and therefore need to be introduced into 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 Swirski-Mite, please follow the instructions below. Koppert B.V. is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions.

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