Hypoaspis miles is a soil-dwelling predatory mite that will shy away from light. For viewing, place in a dark area for at least 15 minutes before attempting to inspect in the light.
Feeds on Fungus Gnats, Root Aphids, Thrips, Sciarid Flies, Shore Flies, Springtails, Root Mealybugs, Bulb Mites, Poultry Mites, and Snake Mites.
Hypoaspis miles is a soil-dwelling predatory mite that naturally resides in the top layer of soil where pest larvae and pupae dwell. It is a generalist that will help protect your root system from many types of bad bugs.
Small Area: 30 per sq. ft.
Large Area: 25,000 per 1,000 sq. ft.
It's important to note that these release rates serve as general guidelines and can differ depending on the specific pest species, the plant being treated, and level of infestation. Proper monitoring of the infestation and the released beneficial insect population is crucial for determining the success of the biological control strategy.
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.
BOTTLED MITE RELEASE BOXES:
Use NaturesGoodGuys Hanging Release Boxes to release your predators without making a mess! Release boxes help you concentrate predators on infested areas and help to keep your product dry.
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.
Release immediately upon receipt. If storage is necessary, store at 42° - 48° F for no longer than 48 hours.