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Ladybugs , Green Lacewings , Aphidoletes , Aphidius , Praying Mantis , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Garden Variety Pack   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes , Trichogramma , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes , Ladybugs
Beneficial Nematodes   Ladybugs , Trichogramma , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings
Beneficial Nematodes   Cryptolaemus , Ladybugs , Green Lacewings
Mosquito Dunks , Praying Mantis   Beneficial Nematodes
Trichogramma , Ladybugs , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Beneficial Nematodes
Trichogramma , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Mosquito Dunks , Praying Mantis
Beneficial Nematodes   Bumblebees (Bombus impatiens)
Beneficial Nematodes , Trichogramma , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes
Trichogramma , Beneficial Nematodes , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Ladybugs , Green Lacewings , Praying Mantis
Beneficial Nematodes   Decollate Snails
Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes , Fly Parasite Predators   P. persimilis, M. longipes, N. californicus , Green Lacewings , Praying Mantis , Garden Variety Pack
Trichogramma , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Green Lacewings   Beneficial Nematodes
Hypoaspis , Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes
Hypoaspis , Beneficial Nematodes   Amblyseius Cucumeris , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs) , Hypoaspis , Ladybugs , Garden Variety Pack
Nosema Iocustae bait   Beneficial Nematodes
Aphidius , Ladybugs   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes   Encarsia Formosa , Delphastus , Green Lacewings , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs)

Spider Mite Control - Longipes

Product ID: ML10

Mesoseiulus longipes is similar to P. persimilis but can tolerate lower humidity (40% at 70 degrees F). M. longipes are effective in temperatures up to 100 degrees F, although a comparable increase in humidity is required. Apply these predators in warm greenhouses and interiorscapes with artificial lighting. The lifespan of the adults, the form in which they are shipped, is 34 days. Release rates indoors, 3/sq. ft. bi-weekly, 1-2 times; outdoors, 5,000-20,000/acre, bi-weekly, 1-2 times.
Price:
$42.50
Steinernema Feltiae./Steinernema Carpocapsae mixed

Product ID: SCSF10

The Steinernema and Feltia nemateodes mixed are the most effective against larval control of fungus gnats, several fly species (sciaridae, phoridae, leaf miners, domestic fly and also of some moth larvae. They patrol the top 3" of the soil. Target pests include: Fungus Gnat, Flies, Fruit Flies, Flea Beetles, Saw Flies, Tachina Flies, Crane Flies, Shore Flies and fruit flies. SC- Fleas, Codling moth, Subterranean Termites, German cockroach, Asian cockroach, American cockroach, Fruit fly, Armyworm, Beet armyworm, Cucumber beetle, Artichoke plume moth, Cutworms, Sod webworm, Earwigs, Black cutworm, Mole cricket, Corn earworm, Cotton bollworm, Tobacco budworm and leafminers, Iris borers.
Price:
$32.95
Steinernema feltiae/Heterohabditis bacteriophora mixed

Product ID: HBSF13

Price:
$79.50
Spider Mite Control-Neoseiulus californicus predatory mite slow release

Product ID: NCS

The Neoseiulus californicus predatory mite is good resistance to drought and is more resistant to chemical pesticide. It’s effective against various spider mites, and two spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae), fruit spider mite (Panonychus ulmi ), citrus red mite (Panonynchus citri), begonia mite (Tarsonemus pallidus), broad mite (Polyphagotarsonemus latus) The advantages of Neoseiulus californicus in slow-release bags are savings on labor, compared to manual release. The N. californicus Improved preventative capabilities and trouble-free application with excellent combative action. Keep in mind that the N. californicus is designed as slow release sachets for preventive introductions. If presence of N. californicus is needed quickly, it is recommended to introduce from bottles at the start of the program. You will receive 100 sachets/box producing 1,000 californicus per sachet. The advantages of Neoseiulus californicus in slow-release bags improved preventative capabilities and excellent combative action. Also useful to control tarsonemid mites such as the broad mite and the cyclamen mite. The sachets will last 3-4 weeks use for preventive.
Price:
$104.85
Spider Mite Control-Neoseiulus fallacis

Product ID: NFPredators

Neoseiulus Amblyseius fallacis, the All-Purpose predatory mite, is used for the prevention, control, and management of various spider mites. These mites are voracious predators of several pestiferous spider mite species. N. fallacis can prevent and control a number pest mites in a multitude of conditions. Some of the species they can impact include: the two-spotted mite, carmine red mite, European red mite, citrus red mite, southern red mite, six-spotted mite, privet mite, cyclamen mites, broad mites.
Price:
$38.85
Triple Blend Predatory Spider Mites

Product ID: PLC10

Triple Blend Predatory Mites P.Persimiliis 35% M. Longipes 35% N. Californicus 30%. Spider Mite Predators not only feed on Spider Mites and their eggs, they also breed twice as fast! Each Spider Mite Predator sucks the juice out of about 5 Spider Mites a day, or 20 of their eggs. Use our mix of all 3 species to cover a wider range of growing conditions. Most Effective Control: Triple Threat Wide Temp range and moderate humidity: Phytoseiulus persimilis Temperature Range: 55 - 105+ F. Humidity range: 55 - 90% Neoseiulus californicus Temperature Range: 55 - 90 F. Humidity Range: 60 - 90% Mesoseiulus longipes Temperature Range: 55 - 105+ F. Humidity Range: 45 - 90%
Price:
$28.95
Aphidoletes aphidimyza

Product ID: AA2000

The aphid midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyza, is a cecidomyiid fly whose larvae are effective predators of aphids. The predacious larvae of these delicate, 3 mm. mosquito-like midges are best used for controlling substantial populations of more than 60 species of aphids. They feed by biting aphids and paralyzing them with a toxin before sucking out the aphid body fluids. They kill 3-50 aphids per day. Aphidoletes aphidimyza are used to control aphids indoors in commercial greenhouses and interior plantscapes as well as outdoors in orchards, shade trees, roses and home gardens.
Price:
$68.95
Biological Grasshopper Bait

Product ID: NL10

Nolo Bait grasshopper bait is an EPA registered biological control for grasshoppers, and Mormon crickets. This single-celled microsporidium protozoan in a wheat bran formulation infects and naturally controls over 90 species of grasshoppers, locusts, and mormon crickets. Nosema should be broadcast in affected and outlying areas; apply early in the season as the hoppers emerge, which is when Nosema is most effective. It is registerd in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wyoming.
Price:
$39.95
Spider Mite Predator- Amblyseius californicus

Product ID: NAB5

The predatory mite Neoseiulus californicus has characteristics of both type II specialist predatory mites and type III generalist predatory mites. Neoseiulus californicus prefers Tetranychid mites as food, but will also consume other mite species, small insects, such as thrips, and even pollen when the primary prey is unavailable. It’s often used to control the twospotted spider mite, and other phytophagous mites on various crops in temperate and subtropical regions around the world. Neoseiulus californicus tolerates high temperatures and low humidity. It targets all stages.
Price:
$59.85
Steinernema Feltiae

Product ID: SF11

Steinernema feltiae nematodes are the product of choice when your problems concern more active, shallowly occurring pests of fungus gnat or mushroom fly larvae, root aphids, etc. These nematodes feature a shallowly-present habit like S. carpocapsae, but an intermediate active-hunting “cruising” characteristic which may make them superior to many other species for the purposes specified. In fact, due to their shallow-cruising nature, S. feltiae are said to be the best nematodes for fungus gnat larvae and root aphids They tolerate cold better than the others as well.
Price:
$42.50
Red Wigglers Composting Worms

Product ID: RDWigglers

Red wiggler worm! By far, these guys are the best gardeners on the planet, and will only help your lawn and garden. Red wiggler worms are nature's ultimate composting worm and a great pick for worm farms. Red worms go by many names. They're often called red wigglers, tiger worms, manure worms, composting worms, and the trout worms. Whatever you call them they're among the best composting worms available. Unlike common earthworms that borrow deep into the soil red worms thrive in the first several inches of topsoil directly beneath decomposing vegetative organic matter. It really doesn't matter what the matter is red worms love it. Decaying leaves, grasses, wood, and animal manure are all favorites of red worms.
Price:
$29.95
Spidermite Control-N. Fallacis

Product ID: NF10

Neoseiulus fallacis can prevent and control a number pest mites in a multitude of conditions. Some of the species they can impact include: the two-spotted mite (Tetranychus urticae); the carmine red mite (T. cinnabarinus); a two-spotted mite relative (T. evansi); the European red mite (Panonychus ulmi); the citrus red mite (P. citri); the southern red mite (Oligonychus ilicis); the six-spotted mite (Eotetranychus sexmaculatus); the Pacific mite (T. pacificus). Moreover, these predators may offer some control of the privet mite (B. obovatus), cyclamen mites (Phtyodromus pallidus), broad mites (Polyphagotarsenomus latus) and tomato russet mites (Aculops lycopersici), and other species.

HOST PEST: Two spotted spider mites (Tetranychus urtichae), Pacific Mites (Tetranychus pacificus), European red mites (Panonychus ulmi), Bank's grass mite.

HOST PLANT: Fruit trees, strawberries, corn, hops, mint, other field crops

LIFE STAGES: Egg, Larvae, Protonymph, Deutonymph, and Adult

ENVIRONMENT: Does best in moderate to cooler humid conditions, but will also tolerate warmer temperatures

PESTICIDES: Susceptible to pesticides. Pyrethroids are highly toxic. Field tolerance will vary with spray timing, application methods, weather and crop. Avoid spraying crop one week before or after releasing predators. Some materials may be toxic to predators for up to four weeks.

STORAGE: Highly perishable, should be used immediately upon delivery. If storage is absolutely necessary, refrigerate at 50° F. (6°-10° C). Not to exceed 2 days, to minimize mortality.

AUGMENTATION: Release rates are being developed. Release at least one per plant or one per square foot in greenhouses at the first sign of spider-mites. Later releases will require much higher numbers to be effective.

NOTES: This predatory mite disperses quickly. Neoseiulus fallacis is known to control European Red Mite below economic thresholds in fruit tree orchards. it is also being successfully used in mint fields.
Price:
$38.50