Stratiolaelaps scimitus(formerly known as Hypoaspis miles)
Unit of packaging
Stratiolaelaps scimitus (predatory mite)
Pack size: cardboard cylinder
Contains: 10,000 or 50,000 predatory mites (all stages) in vermiculite with peat
Side effect on:
Soil must be moist but not too wet, preferably rich in organic matter, with an open structure and minimum temperature of 15°C/59°F.
Storage and handling
Adults: size to 1 mm, brown
Larvae/first nymphal stage: white
Mode of action
Adults and nymphs feed on larvae of sciarid flies and other soil living insects.
The mites can be observed in and on the soil and at the base of plant stems. Hypoaspis miles seldom occurs on the plants. Slow but steady reduction of the infestation level will take place.
The introduction rates of this product should be adjusted to the mode of action of the product and the results that can be expected in the crop where the product is applied. Your local Koppert consultant or recognized distributor will be able to advise you further.
Only use products that are permitted in your country/state and crop. Check local registration requirements.
Koppert Biological Systems can not be held liable for unauthorized use.
Please contact your local consultant for further application information.