Leptomastix dactylopi 100

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Price: £40.00

Leptomastix dactylopi is a tiny parasitic wasp that controls the Citrus mealybug [Planococcus citri] . These insects are effectivee and useful when there are low numbers of mealybugs. They have an excellent searching ability for low densities of mealybugs. They can be combined with the use of Cryptolaemus montrouzieri for mealybug control when there are high populations of mealybug.

Parasitized mealybug cocoons go a little darker in colour and the parasitic wasp emerges from a hole in the mummified mealybug that remains visible.

Supplied as a unit of 100 Leptomastix dactylopi.



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The warmer temperatures are perfect for Red Mite ( Chicken Mite) to increase in numbers.

ANDROLIS is the name of the product for controlling red mite and northern fowl mite on all birds.

It contains predatory mites that feed on red mite. They kill all stages of the parasites from egg to adult.

Red bird mite [ Dermanyssus gallinae ] causes significant stress to infected birds and anemia, which  sometimes leads to death. Birds show signs of nervousness and even cannibalism.

Chickens/ hens  and other birds infected with Red Mite also see a drop in egg laying.

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Androlis is available in 4 sizes     M, L, XLXXL