Biosweet - luring thrips out of flowers to boost control
Special sugar solution makes thrips more vunerable
- Attracts thrips out of hiding – sprayed on to the leaves, the sugar solution attracts the pest out of the flowers and in to the open
- Boosts biological control strategies – predatory bugs and mites can reach prey more easily if it is on the leaves
- Possible chemical treatments more efficacious - treatments have an impact on a larger number of thrips.