When should Swirski-Mite be used?
Use Swirski-Mite for the biological control of young larvae of different species of thrips, as well as eggs and larvae of whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum and Bemisia tabaci). Use Swirski-Mite as a preventive method and when the first symptoms of a pest are observed.
How does Swirski-Mite work?
Adult predatory mites seek their prey or wait for it to pass by and feed on it.
Application of Swirski-Mite
Invert the bottle and shake it carefully before use.
To open the dosing orifice, press in the center of the cap.
Spread the material over the leaves
Choose at least 4 000 introduction points per hectare, evenly distributed over the total area
If you wish, you can distribute Swirski-Mite mechanically, using a (Mini) -Air (or) bug
Precautions: Inhalation of the product may cause sensitization to the product in manual applications. A mask is recommended as a protection measure for the applicator and anyone working near the area where the product is being applied.
Optimal handling conditions of Swirski-Mite
The predatory mite is not susceptible to diapause and, therefore, can be introduced in winter. It is tolerant to high temperatures. The population of swirskii begins to develop when daytime temperatures regularly exceed 20-22 ° C.
Because biological beneficial organisms have a very short life cycle, they should be introduced into the crop as soon as possible after reception. Otherwise, its quality could be impaired. If you must store the product, please follow the instructions below. Koppert B.V. is not responsible for the loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended or under inappropriate conditions.
Storage upon receipt: 1-2 days
Storage temperature: 12-14 ° C
In the dark
To prevent the accumulation of CO2, provide adequate ventilation