Bright green mirid bug, Nesidiocoris tenuis prevents unexpected infestations. Feeds on whiteflies, Tuta absoluta, spider mite and aphid.  (Available in Mediterranean countries) 

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Nesidiocoris-System - generalist predator that dines out on key pests

Bright green Mirid bug for preventative protection

  • Controls whitefly and Tuta absoluta- consumes both tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabacci) and greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum)
  • Also eats spider mites and aphids
  • Robust - tolerates higher temperatures
  • Develops faster than Macrolophus pygmaeus (Macrolophus-System)
  • Well adapted to crops with glandular leaf hairs – widely used in tomato
  • Boost population– even in absence of prey, Nutrimac™ Plus and Artemac will boost& Nesidiocoris population
  • Available for use in Mediterranean countries

Occasional crop damage warning

Nesidiocoris can occasionally cause poor fruit set, flower drop, irregularly formed flowers, fruit or trusses and feeding spots on fruit.

Be cautious when the following conditions occur:

  • Large population - 15+ Nesidiocoris- individuals counted over a total of 10 plants
  • Insufficient or no prey available
  • Sensitive crops and varieties - such as cherry and small-truss tomato types

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