Encarsia Formosa/Eretmocerus Eremicus

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Whitefly Control


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This product utilizes two different species of predator. Both attack greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) and tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci). Encarsia goes for the third and fourth larval stage, whereas Eretmocerus prefers the second and third larval stage.

Eretmocerus has the added advantages of working at higher temperatures, greater host feeding ability and more resistance to chemical pesticides.

Encarsia prefers the greenhouse whitefly, while Eretmocerus will attack both species of whitefly.

E. Formosa sold in packs of 1,500 and 3,000.

E. Eremicus sold in a pack of 3,000.

Also available in a combination pack of 3,000 that includes 1,500 of each species.

Orders submitted by 11 A.M. CST on Monday will be shipped on Thursday for arrival on Friday. Orders submitted by 11 A.M. CST on Thursday will be shipped on Monday for arrival on Tuesday. This is a special order item, and will ship directly from the insectary. This order cannot be changed, cancelled or refunded after the 11 A.M. C.S.T. order cut-off time(as described above).

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