Kill both spider mites and whiteflies simultaneously with Amblyseius swirskii

Whiteflies and two-spotted spider mites When vegetables or ornamentals are grown in the greenhouse, they are simultaneously attacked by two most economically important pests like greenhouse whiteflies, Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Photo 1) and two-spotted spider mites,Tetranychus urticae (Photo 2). This poses … Continued

Organic control of two spotted spider mites, Tetranychus urticae

Organic control of two spotted spider mites with predatory mite, Amblyseius andersoni Two spotted spider mites (Tetranychus urticae) are serious pests of many greenhouse plants and field crops but they can be organically controlled by using predatory mites called Amblyseius … Continued

Biological control of three crop pests with Stratiolaelaps scimitus

What are predatory mites, Stratiolaelaps scimitus? The predatory mites, Stratiolaelaps scimitus are also called as Hypoaspis miles. These mites are well known natural enemies of crop pests including fungus gnats, two-spotted spider mites and thrips. Both adults and larvae of S. scimitus mites look identical … Continued