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Hypoaspis-System

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

Want to know more? Contact your Biobest advisor for tailored advice.

Units

Hypoaspis-System-10.000

Packaging: 500 ml cardboard tube

Contents: 10.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite, peat and factitious prey

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Hypoaspis-System-25.000

Packaging: 1 l cardboard tube

Contents: 25.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite, peat and factitious prey

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Hypoaspis-System-125.000

Packaging: 5 l plastic bucket

Contents: 125.000 predatory mites

Carrier: mix of vermiculite, peat and factitious prey

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