Hypoaspis-System

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Robust predatory mite

What is Hypoaspis-System?
  • The brown and robust predatory mite Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Hypoaspis miles)
  • Inhabits the top layer of soil
  • Feeds on harmful soil-dwelling pests such as thrips pupae, fungus gnats larvae and larvae of shore flies
  • Easily survives without prey for several weeks
How does pest control with Hypoaspis-System work?
  • Both nymphs and adults feed on harmful soil-dwelling pests
  • Each mite can eat up to 5 prey a day
  • Contributes to reducing the number of thrips pupae
  • Survives on algae and plant debris in the absence of prey
In which crops can you introduce Hypoaspis-System?
  • Vegetable crops such as tomato, sweet pepper and cucumber
  • Ornamental crops such as anthurium and poinsettia
  • Tree nursery

Units


Hypoaspis-System-10.000

Packaging: 500 ml cardboard tube

Contents: 10.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite peat and factitious prey

 

Hypoaspis-System-25.000

Packaging: 1 l cardboard tube

Contents: 25.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite peat and factitious prey

 

Hypoaspis-System-125.000

Packaging: 5 l plastic bucket

Contents: 125.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite peat and factitious prey

Relevant crops

  • Medicinal cannabis
  • Anthurium
  • Tree and shrub nursery
  • Tomato and Cherry tomato
  • Sweet pepper and Hot pepper
  • Roses
  • Poinsettia
  • Melon and Watermelon
  • Green and Runner bean
  • Gerbera
  • Cucumber and Gherkin
  • Chrysanthemum

Relevant pests and diseases

Caterpillars
Fungus gnats
Shore fly
Thrips

Files

Downloads
Technical Sheet