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Predatory Mite Breeding Piles in Flats

Predatory Mite Breeding Piles in Flats

Breeding piles containing the predatory mite Amblyseius cucumeris are placed in seed flats in spring annual plant production to manage thrips. This predatory mite feeds on first instar nymphs. Therefore, it is important to initiate releases preventatively before thrips establish high populations. This predatory mite is sold with a bran carrier that contain flower mites as a food source.

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