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GrowersHouse Ephestia kuehniella - Supplemental food, Orius, Dicyphus

GrowersHouse Ephestia kuehniella - Supplemental food, Orius, Dicyphus

Brand: Growershouse BCA

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Ephestia kuehniella

Supplemental food:

Ephestia kuehniella is a moth of the family Pyralidae and is a common pest of cereal grains, especially flour. It is found throughout the world, especially in countries with temperate climates. It prefers warm temperatures for more rapid development, but it can survive a wide range of temperatures. A supplemental food source to enhance the egg-laying capacity of predators such as Orius and Dicyphus. 

Application Rate Recommendations for Ephestia kuehniella:

  • Preventative: 1-2 traps per 1000 sq ft.
  • Moderate Infestation: 2-4 traps per 1000 sq ft.
  • Heavy Infestation: 4-6 traps per 1000 sq ft.

20 to 40 gr/ha (Grain per hectare) depending on the insect and crop.

Ephestia kuehniella can be used to feed predators in various crops as a preventive measure (without the presence of pests). The eggs of Ephestia kuehniella should be applied at the same points where the insect is to be established. It is recommended to wet the leaves where the eggs are released so that they stick and do not fall to the ground.

Ephestia kuehniella is one of the species that are significant pests of dry plant produce such as seeds and cereals. It is also known as the Mediterranean flour moth or mill moth. The larvae of Ephestia kuehniella are also used as food for pets such as reptiles

How-To Use Ephestia kuehniella For Best Results:

  • For best results, it is recommended to use the traps at the first sign of infestation.

Features & Benefits:

  • Effective and safe way to control flour moths.
  • Non-toxic and does not contain any harmful chemicals.
  • Easy to use and can be placed in areas where flour moths are likely to be found.

Item Numbers:

BW-EPHA - cup/tub frozen eggs 5 grams and up - price/gram

BW-EK25 - 1 oz bottle 25gr

BW-EK50 - 3 oz bottle 50gr

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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