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GrowersHouse Aphidius colemani/ervi - Beneficial Insects - Control - Aphid

GrowersHouse Aphidius colemani/ervi - Beneficial Insects - Control - Aphid

Brand: Growershouse BCA

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Aphidius colemani/ervi

Controls:

Best known for their ability to control Aphids. A mix of aphid parasitoids (great if both large and small species are present). Such as the Potato aphid (M. euphorbia) and other species (Myzus spp, Sitobion spp, Schizaphis spp, Rhodobium spp, and Acyrthosiphum spp)

Application Rate Recommendations for Aphidius colemani/ervi:

  • Preventative: 1-2 per square foot.
  • Moderate Infestation: 5-10 per square foot.
  • Heavy Infestation: 10-20 per square foot.

Optimum conditions for use in biological control are daytime temperatures of 64-77°F (18-25°C) and relative humidity of 60-80%. Aphidius species is not affected by short-day induced diapause, so it can be used all year long.

How-To Use Aphidius colemani/ervi For Best Results:

  • Aphidius colemani/ervi should be released as soon as possible after the first aphids are detected.
  • The best time to release Aphidius colemani/ervi is when aphids are present in low numbers.
  • Aphidius colemani/ervi should be released in the early morning or late afternoon when temperatures are cooler.
  • Aphidius colemani/ervi should be released at the base of plants where aphids are present.
  • Aphidius colemani/ervi should be released weekly until aphids are no longer present.
  • Optimum conditions for use in biological control are daytime temperatures of 64-77°F (18-25°C) and relative humidity of 60-80%.
  • Aphidius species is not affected by short-day induced diapause, so it can be used all year long

Aphidius colemani:

  • Effective against many economically important pest aphids.
  • Can be used in combination with other biological control agents.
  • Can be used in IPM programs.
  • Does not harm beneficial insects.
  • Does not leave any harmful residues.

Aphidius ervi:

  • Best known for their ability to control aphids.
  • Can be used in combination with other biological control agents.
  • Can be used in IPM programs.
  • Does not harm beneficial insects.
  • Does not leave any harmful residues.

Features & Benefits:

  • Best known for their ability to control aphids.
  • Aphid parasitoid for larger aphid species (potato aphid, foxglove aphid, hemp aphid).
  • Not light sensitive, and having adults begin to emerge in transit so they are ready for release. 

Item Numbers:

BW-ACE5 - 4 oz bottle 0.5K

BW-ACE1K - 4oz bottle 1K

BW-ACE1KBP - 100 * 10 Blisters 1K

Shipping & Returns

Because we ship live insects and want them to arrive to you as freshly as possible, we only ship Monday through Wednesday. This means your shipment will arrive Tuesday through Thursday, possibly Friday if there are any unforeseen delays such as bad weather. Since FedEx does not ship over the weekend, we do not want insects to sit in a fulfillment center where they have a greater chance of not arriving to your garden fresh-as-can-be.

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