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Orius-System

Successfully controlling thrips

What is Orius-System?

  • The voracious, oval predatory bug Orius laevigatus to control thrips
  • Adults are brownish black with grey-white spots and have conspicuously red eyes
  • The larvae are yellowish orange with orange-brown spots
  • Has been successfully controlling thrips in Europe for twenty years

What are the advantages of Orius-System?

  • Adult predatory bugs eat all mobile thrips stages
  • Also eats aphids, whitefly and moth eggs
  • The nymphs mainly devour thrips larvae
  • Adults and nymphs can survive on pollen

How does pest control with Orius-System work?

  • A nymph easily devours 50 thrips larvae
  • An adult female kills up to 20 thrips nymphs

In which crops can you introduce Orius-System?

  • Soft fruit such as strawberry
  • Vegetable crops such as sweet pepper and eggplant
  • Tree nursery

 Want to know more? Contact your Biobest advisor for tailored advice.

Units

Orius-System-500

Packaging: 125 ml plastic bottle

Contents: 500 bugs

Carrier: buckwheat with vermiculite

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Orius-System-2.000

Packaging: 250 ml plastic bottle

Contents: 2.000 bugs

Carrier: buckwheat with vermiculite

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