A reliable opponent of mealybugs

What is Anagyrus-System?

  • The parasitic wasp Anagyrus vladimiri against several mealybug species
  • A common biological control agent of
    • Planococcus species such as the citrus mealybug P. citri
    • Pseudococcus species such as the long-tailed mealybug Pseudococcus longispinus or the obscure mealybug Pseudococcus viburni

What are the benefits of Anagyrus-System?

  • Parasitizes adults as well as nymphs
  • Active at temperatures from 14°C /57°F up to 34°C/93 °F
  • Effective at low infestation levels thanks to its high search capacity

How does biological control with Anagyrus-System work?

  • Females find the host with their antennae
  • They inject an egg into the host
  • Parasitized mealybugs immediately stop eating and become yellowish-brown mummies
  • New adults emerge through a hole at the back of the mummy
  • One female wasp parasitizes up to 15 hosts a day

In which crops can you introduce Anagyrus-System?

Anagyrus-System - 500

Packaging: 100 ml tube

Contents: 500 pupae

Carrier: sawdust


Local regulations may impose restrictions on the use of this product. Contact your authorities or contact your Biobest consultant.
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