Aphipar-M

Aphipar-M Parasitic wasp Aphidius matricariae

Use Aphipar-M for:

Aphids

Packaging:

100 ml bottle, hatches 1,000 parasitic wasps
250 ml bottle, hatches 5,000 parasitic wasps

Each bottle contains mummies mixed with wood-chips

General information

When to use Aphipar-M?

Use Aphipar-M primarily for biological pest control of tobacco aphid (Myzus persicae nicotianae) and peach potato aphid (Myzus persicae). As a side effect, Aphipar-M works on cotton aphids.

How does Aphipar-M work?

Adult female parasitic wasps lay their eggs parasitically in the aphids. This causes them to swell and harden into leathery, grey/brown mummies. The first adult parasitic wasps emerge through a round hole at the rear of the mummies approximately 10-14 days after introduction.

How to use Aphipar-M

Application Aphipar-M

  • Spread the material on rock wool slabs or in application boxes (Dibox)
  • Make sure the material remains dry and is not moved from its introduction site for at least a few days
  • Use the peel-off label to mark where the product has been introduced

Best working conditions Aphipar-M

Efficacy reduces at temperatures above 28°C/82°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 Aphipar-M, please follow the instructions below. Koppert B.V. is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored longer and/or under different conditions than recommended.

  • Storage after receipt: 1-2 days
  • Storage temperature: 8-10°C/47-50°F
  • In the dark

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