B-Green

B-Green

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Controls soil-dwelling grubs

What is B-Green?
  • Microscopically small worms (nematodes) of the species Heterorhabditis bacteriophora
  • Contains an insect-killing symbiotic bacterium
  • Effective in a temperature range between 12°C and 30°C
Which pests does B-Green control?
  • Larvae of the garden chafer (Phyllopertha horticola)
  • Larvae of the Welsh chafer (Hoplia philanthus)
  • Larvae of the black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)
What are the benefits of B-Green?
  • Fast and effective control of grubs and larvae of beetles mentioned above
  • Long-term protection against soil-dwelling pests
  • No side effects on beneficials
  • Safe for people and environment
How does it control pests?
  • Infectious juvenile nematodes penetrate the host through natural orifices
  • Once in the body cavity, the symbiotic bacteria are released
  • The symbionts kill the host within 24 to 48 hours
  • The nematodes multiply in the cadaver
  • New infectious nematodes leave the cadaver in search of other pest insects
In which crops is B-Green effective?
  • Golf courses <> grubs
  • Turf <> grubs
  • Lawn <> grubs
  • Soft fruit <> larvae of black vine weevil
  • Ornamentals and nursery <> larvae of black vine weevil

Units

B-Green is delivered as a powder formulation and is available in the following units:
  • 5 million nematodes
  • 50 million nematodes
  • 500 million nematodes



Relevant crops

  • Strawberry
  • Turf and Lawn
  • Tree and shrub nursery
  • Public green

Relevant pests and diseases

Black vine weevil
Garden chafer

Files

Downloads
Technical Sheet
Tank mix compatibility
SDS
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