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Koppert Spidex - Spider Mite Treatment

Koppert Spidex - Spider Mite Treatment

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Koppert Spidex - Spider Mite Treatment

Koppert Spidex is a product that utilises the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis to control spider mite infestations.

 

  • Super Fast Acting
  • Next Day UK Delivery
  • Eliminate Spider Mite Infestation
  • No Nasty Chemicals 
  • 100% Natural Predators
  • Destroys Various Types Of Mites
  • Protect Your Grow Room
  • From the Experts At Koppert
  • Pay As You Grow With Clearpay

 

Feeding Behaviour

Phytoseiulus persimilis is a specialised predator of spider mites. It feeds on all stages of spider mites, but it has a strong preference for their eggs. The predatory mites use their specialised mouthparts to pierce the eggs and consume the contents, effectively preventing the development of new spider mites.

 

Prey Preference

While adult Phytoseiulus persimilis can also attack adult spider mites, the smaller development stages of the predatory mite primarily feed on the smaller prey stages of spider mites. The larvae of Phytoseiulus persimilis do not eat but instead rely on the eggs and smaller prey stages for sustenance.

 

Specific to Two-Spotted Spider Mites

Phytoseiulus persimilis is specifically effective against two-spotted spider mites (Tetranychus spp.). These are a common type of spider mites that cause damage to various plants. The predatory mite can only survive and reproduce by feeding on two-spotted spider mites.

By introducing Phytoseiulus persimilis through Koppert Spidex into an area infested with two-spotted spider mites, the predatory mites can help reduce and control the population of spider mites. Their feeding behaviour, preference for eggs, and specificity to two-spotted spider mites make them an effective and targeted solution for spider mite control in agricultural and horticultural settings.

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