Adalia-System

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Voracious ladybird against aphids

What is Adalia-System?
  • The biological control agent Adalia bipunctata
  • Known as the two-spotted ladybird  
  • Both larvae and adults are efficient against several aphid species 
What are the benefits of Adalia-System?
  • Biological control of all aphid species at all stages
  • Also efficient against smaller organisms such as spider mites and mite eggs  
  • Can be used at high prey density 
How does biological control with Adalia-System work?
  • Females can lay more than 1,000 eggs, on average about 20 a day
  • Immediately after hatching, the larvae actively search for prey  
  • Mature larvae consume as many or even more aphids than adults, hundreds a day
  • They work faster and more intensively in large aphid colonies
  • The ladybirds are capable of killing an aphid hot spot within 1 week 
In which crops can you introduce Adalia-System?  
  • Public green areas such as avenue trees and parks
  • Tree nursery
  • Soft fruit such as raspberry 

Units


Adalia-System

Packaging: 280 ml plastic box

Contents: 100 larvae

Carrier: shredded paper

Optional: jute sack

 

Adalia-E-System

Packaging: 30 ml plastic tube

Contents: 100 eggs

Carrier: shredded paper

Relevant crops

  • Strawberry
  • Anthurium
  • Tree and shrub nursery
  • Sweet pepper and Hot pepper
  • Roses
  • Public green
  • Melon and Watermelon
  • Green and Runner bean
  • Gerbera
  • Eggplant (aubergine)
  • Cucumber and Gherkin

Relevant pests and diseases

Aphids


Downloads
Technical Sheet