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Beneficial Nematodes   Beneficial Nematodes
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-colemani/ , Ladybugs   Beneficial Nematodes
Beneficial Nematodes   Encarsia Formosa , Delphastus , Green Lacewings , Orius (Minute Pirate Bugs)

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
Steinemema Kraussel

Product ID: sk250 steinemema_kraussel

The beneficial nematode Steinernema kraussei and provides a rapid curative control of black vine weevil. It has the added advantage of being cold-temperature tolerant. Will control black vine weevil larvae in soil temperatures down to 41°F.
Price:
$149.00
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
Steinernema Carpocapsae

Product ID: SC11

Steinernema Carpocapsae nematodes (SC) is most effective against flea larvae, termites, ants, and caterpillars in lawns, garden soil, and under trees where larvae pupate. S. carpocapsae tends to be most effective when applied against highly mobile surface-adapted insects. Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes use sit-and-wait strategy ambush to attack highly mobile insects.
Price:
$42.85
Steinernema Carpocapsae Nematodes

Product ID: SC10

The Steinernema carpocapsae is considered a generalist parasite and has been effectively used to control a variety of insects including: flies, flea, ants, termites, webworms, cutworms, armyworms, girdlers, some weevils, and wood-borers. This species is an ambush forager, standing on its tail in an upright position near the soil surface and attaching to passing hosts, even capable of jumping. As an ambush forager, Steinernema carpocapsae is especially effective when applied against highly mobile surface-adapted insects and below-ground insects are also controlled by this nematode. Steinernema carpocapsae is an evolved insect-killing symbiosis with bacteria and kills its hosts within a few days of infection. This parasite releases its bacterial symbiont along with a variety of proteins into the host after infection, and together the bacteria and nematode overcome host immunity and kill the host quickly.
Price:
$29.95
Steinernema feltiae Nematodes

Product ID: SF10

Steinernema feltiae is primarily used against fungus gnat larvae and western flower thrips pupae in the soil. Fungus gnat larvae may be parasitized in any larval stage. The SF nematode has a very active-hunting “cruising” characteristic.
Price:
$29.95