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Nutrimac & Nutrimac-Plus

The reinforcement for predatory bugs

What are Nutrimac and Nutrimac-Plus?

  • Alternative food source rich in proteins based on sterile eggs of the Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella
  • Support for the predatory bugs Macrolophus-System (M. pygmaeus), Nesidiocoris-System (N. tenuis), Orius-System (O. laevigatus) or Insidiosus-System (O. insidiosus)
  • Nutrimac-Plus has a bigger volume as it also contains sterile cysts of the brine shrimp Artemia spp., thanks to which the product is suitable to apply in rows

What are the advantages of Nutrimac and Nutrimac-Plus?

  • Reinforces the population development
  • Provides more offspring
  • Suitable for the propagation of young plants as well for bigger plants in greenhouses

How do Nutrimac and Nutrimac-Plus work?

  • Apply Nutrimacor Nutrimac-Plus weekly during the development of the predatory bug population

    • Nutrimac has to be applied locally in the introduction spots of the predatory bugs
    • Nutrimac-Plushas to be applied on the entire rows with introduction spots
    • Once the population is ready to take action, use Artemac in rows or full fields to reinforce the population

In which crops can you introduce Nutrimacand Nutrimac-Plus?

  • Vegetable crops such as tomato and aubergine (eggplant)

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



Nutrimac - 10 g

Package: reclosable plastic tube

Volume: 30 ml

Content: 10 g sterile eggs of the Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella


Nutrimac - 50 g

Package: reclosable plastic pot

Volume: 100 ml

Content: 50 g sterile eggs of the Mediterranean flour moth Ephestia kuehniella


Nutrimac Plus - 300 g

Package: reclosable plastic pot

Volume: 500 ml

Content: 50 g sterile eggs of Ephestia kuehniella and 250 g sterile cysts of Artemia spp.


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