Least Expensive Spider Mite Preventative Control
If you've recently used pesticides, be sure to check the chemical compatibility with your predatory mites. We've compiled a list of some common chemicals as a resource.
Affordable, preventative control! A. cucumeris is a species of predatory mite that feeds on immature stages of thrips. It also feeds on pollen when food sources are low, Two-Spotted Spider Mites, and many other species of mites. Cucumeris adults are pear-shaped, tan colored mites.
Feeds on Thrips, Two-Spotted Spider Mites, Cyclamen Mites, Broad Mites, Rust Mites, and many other species of mites.
Best choice for an active infestation.
Our adult predatory mites are a natural tool to help cure an active infestation of mites. These tiny predators feed on all life stages of unwanted pests in your garden and help to balance the ecosystem. Our beneficial insects work quickly to reduce light to moderate infestations. With heavier infestations, increase in quantity and frequency may be required.
SLOW RELEASE SACHETS:
Don't fight pests, prevent them.
Avoiding garden pests is far easier than dealing with an outbreak of bad bugs - be proactive by preventing the problem. Our sachets are filled with a blend of predatory mites in a variety of life stages, providing a slow release of pest control into your garden. When it comes to having a healthy garden, preventative care is key. Release monthly as part of your IPM program.
AMBLYSEIUS CUCUMERIS RELEASE RATES:
Release 5-10 per square foot, weekly or bi-weekly as needed.
Temperature Range: 43° - 80° F.
Humidity: 65% - 75%.
Hang one sachet per 3 square feet, but may increase to one per plant. Release monthly.
Use NaturesGoodGuys Hanging Release Boxes to release your predatory mites without making a mess! Release boxes help you concentrate predatory mites on infested areas.
Predatory mites are susceptible to pesticides. Avoid spraying plants one week before or after releasing predators. Some materials may be toxic to predators for up to four weeks.
For best results, release within 24 hours of receipt. If storage is necessary, store at 42° - 48° F. for no longer than 48 hours.