Effective against many species of Whitefly. including; Greenhouse Whitefly, Sweet Potato Whitefly and Silverleaf Whitefly.
Note - These rates are for preventative control only, multiple releases and/or higher quantities are necessary for heavier infestations.
|QUANTITY PER PACKAGE
|500 Insects (Eggs)||250 sq. ft.|
|1,000 Insects (Eggs)||500 sq. ft.|
Use as Biological Control:
Encarsia are used to control several species of whitefly indoors and outdoors. They can control silverleaf/sweet potato whitefly with increased quantity releases. Like with most beneficial insects it is best to begin releasing Encarsia when Whitefly infestation is light.
Other whitefly predators such as; Delphastus catalinae (beetle) and Eretmocerus eremicus will co-exist with Encarsia formosa and help expedite control.