Orius-System | Biobest
>

Orius-System

Orius laevigatus: successfully controlling thrips 

What is Orius laevigatus?

  • Voracious, oval pirate bug for controlling thrips 
  • Adults are brownish black with grey-white spots and have conspicuously red eyes
  • The larvae are yellowish orange with orange-brown spots
  • Has been successfully controlling thrips in Europe for twenty years

What are the benefits of Orius laevigatus?

  • Adult pirate bugs eat all mobile thrips stages
  • The nymphs mainly devour thrips larvae
  • Orius laevigatus also eats aphids, whitefly and moth eggs
  • Adults and nymphs can survive on pollen

How does it control pests?

  • A nymph easily devours 50 thrips larvae
  • An adult female kills up to 20 thrips nymphs

In which crops is Orius laevigatus effective?

  • Effective in many ornamental, fruit and vegetable crops
  • Especially in pollen bearing crops such as paprika

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

Units

Orius-System-500

Packaging: 125 ml plastic bottle

Contents: 500 bugs

Carrier: buckwheat with vermiculite

product-img

Orius-System-2.000

Packaging: 250 ml plastic bottle

Contents: 2.000 bugs

Carrier: buckwheat with vermiculite

product-img

Local regulations may impose restrictions on the use of this product. Contact your authorities or contact your Biobest consultant.

Let's make things easier for you

We can offer you more relevant advice, if you let us know where you are and what language you prefer. Thanks!

PS: You'll only have to do this once (allowing cookies to remember your preferences).