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APHIDOLETES APHIDIMYZA (Predator)
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APHIDOLETES APHIDIMYZA (Predator)

NEW PRODUCT FOR HOME GARDENERS APHID ELIMINATOR

Adults are tiny fly-like midges that are only active at night. The midges flying search out Aphid colonies by scent and once a colony has been located Aphidoletes lay their eggs beside it.The small orange larvae hatch in 2 - 3 days and feed on aphids, always killing more than they can consume if aphid populations are high.




SHIPPED[/b As pupae in vermiculite to be used in indoor gardens or greenhouse.
Outdoor releases can be done once temperatures reach 21C (68F.) Excellent for controlling aphids in trees.




[b]OPTIMUM CONDITIONS
: 21-25C (68-77F).

RELEASE RATE: Release midges every 7 to 10 days for 2 to 3 releases until predators are established. In orchards, 5,000-10,000/ha (1,000-4,000/acre) repeated 1 to 3 times, 1 to 2 weeks apart until predators are established.

SPECIAL NOTES: Aphidoletes are a native predator.
They require a minimum of 16 hours light (can be a 60 watt light per 10 m. sq./2000 ft. sq.) to fly and cycle.

Note: BENEFICIAL INSECTS - must be ordered by Thursday for shipping the following Tuesday
(Exceptions : Ladybugs and Praying Mantis - usually stock Items check product for availability)

Size: [1016] 250 Aphidoletes Pupa - $19.99
[1016E] Home Gardeners Aphidoletes Pack - $16.99
[1016A] 500 Aphidoletes Pupa - $34.00
[1016B] 1,000 Aphidoletes Pupa - $43.00
[1016C] 3,000 Aphidoletes Pupa - $80.00
[1016AB] A-Bomb 5,000 Aphidoletes Pupa - $0.00
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