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Versatile and voracious predatory mite

What is Swirskii-Breeding-System?
  • The biological control agent Amblyseius swirskii
  • Most frequently used generalist predatory mite in covered crops
  • Efficient against e.g. whitefly and thrips
  • Delivered in breeding sachets  
What are the benefits of Swirskii-Breeding-System?
  • Continuous release of the predatory mites
  • Used preventatively
  • In addition to thrips and whitefly, they also eat other small pest organisms such as spider mites and tarsonemid mites
  • They easily adapt to high temperatures
  • They also survive on pollen
  • Excellent boost effect by feeding with Nutrimite™ in absence of prey 
How does biological control with Swirskii-Breeding-System work?
  • The predatory mites eat young thrips larvae
  • They also devour eggs and larvae of both the greenhouse and tobacco whitefly
  • The predatory mites eat 5 to 10 prey a day
  • A large food supply results in rapid population growth
  • By using the alternative nourishment Nutrimite™, the A. swirskii population grows even without prey 
In which crops can you introduce Swirskii-Breeding-System?
  • Vegetable crops such as eggplant, cucumber and pepper
  • Soft fruit such as strawberry and raspberry
  • Ornamental crops such as gerbera and rose 




Packaging: 100 sachets/box

Contents: at least 250 predatory mites

Carrier: bran with factitious prey

Walking out: approx 2.000 predatory mites over a 6 week period




Packaging: 500 sachets/box

Contents: at least 250 predatory mites

Carrier: bran with factitious prey


Relevant crops

Medicinal cannabis
Sweet pepper and Hot pepper
Melon and Watermelon
Green and Runner bean
Eggplant (aubergine)
Cucumber and Gherkin

Relevant pests and diseases

Greenhouse whitefly
Tobacco whitefly