Aphidoline AA (Aphidoletes aphidimyza) Vermiculite Bottle of 1000 Pupae

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Introduced as cocoons from which adults emerge. Adults lay eggs next to aphid colonies located by the scent of honeydew, larvae develop as tiny orange maggots that feed on aphids.
One larva can survive on 5 large aphids but will kill up to 35 or more. Aphidoletes aphidimyza larvae feed on more than 60 different species of aphid, including those common in field and protected crops within the UK.
Width 0.0000 Activity / Control Larvae feed on over 60 aphid species, including those common in field and protected crops within the UK.
Application Method Between April and September for re-cycling generations, however they can be used all year round if Application Rate 1 cocoon per 1 m2 per week, for local hotspots increase the rate up to 10 per 1 m2.
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Manufacturer BIOLINE Predominant Colour GREEN
Technical Comments Most crops can be infested with aphids. Damage is caused in three ways: sucking plant sap when feeding, excretion of honeydew leading to sooty mould and some species can transmit plant viruses leading to distortion and disfigured plant growth. Volume 0.000000
VolumeUnit (lt or m3) CubicMeters Weight 0.120000