Release as soon after receipt as possible.
Sprinkle onto leaves to apply. Multiple releases at two week intervals are recommended.
$200.00 – $350.00
Dicyphus hesperus is a beneficial predator that prefers the eggs and larval stages of the greenhouse whitefly, Trialeurodes vaporariorum, and tobacco whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. Feeding primarily on these pests, Dicyphus hesperus will also feed on other species of whitefly, two-spotted spider mites, moth eggs, and the larvae of thrips and leafminer if the target prey is not available.
The adults measure approximately 6mm, are black and green with red eyes and can also fly. Nymphs are green and have red eyes. Adults lay eggs inside plant tissue making them difficult to detect.
To help you make the most informed decision regarding the best beneficial for your situation, please note the following about Dicyphus Hesperus:
Dicyphus hesperus prefers temperatures in a nominal range of 75° F and Relative Humidity up to 50%.
Application rates: Release 500 per acre. A release of 100 will cover approximately 8700 square feet.