Parasitoid

Targeted aphids (selection)

Target crops (examples)

Major advantages

Aphidius colemani

Aphis craccivora, Aphis frangulae, Aphis gossypii, Aphis idaei, Aphis schneideri, Aphis spiraecola, Myzus ornatus, Myzus persicae… Cucumber, pepper, eggplant, ornamental plants, strawberries, raspberries and other soft fruits, aromatic herbs Quick hatching, high searching capacity, high oviposition capacity (around 80-100 eggs/day)

Aphidius ervi

Acyrtosiphon malvae, Amphorophora idaei, Aulacorthum solani, Macrosiphum euphorbiae, Macrosiphum rosae, Rhodobium porosum… Cucumber, pepper, eggplant, aromatic herbs, ornamental plants, strawberries, raspberries and other soft fruits, tomatoes Quick hatching, high searching capacity, high oviposition capacity (around 80-100 eggs/day)

Aphidius matricariae

Aphis craccivora, Aphis frangulae, Aphis gossypii, Aphis idaei, Aphis nasturtii, Aphis spiraecola, Myzus nicotianae, Myzus ornatus, Myzus persicae, Ovatus crataegarius… Aromatic herbs, cucumber, pepper, eggplant, ornamental plants strawberry, raspberries Quick hatching, high searching capacity, high oviposition capacity (around 80-100 eggs/day)

Aphelinus abdominalis

 Aulacorthum solani, Macrosiphum euphorbiae, Macrosiphum rosae, Myzus persicae, Rhodobium porosum… Cucumber, pepper, eggplant, tomatoes, ornamental plants, strawberry Very long life span (up to two months), predatory behavior (host feeding)

Praon volucre

Acyrtosiphon malvae, Amphorophora idaei,  Aulacorthum solani, Macrosiphum euphorbiae, Macrosiphum rosae, Myzus persicae…
Eggplant, ornamental plants, aromatic herbs, strawberry, raspberry Long life cycle (~20 days)

Ephedrus cerasicola

Aulacorthum circumflexum, Aulacorthum solani, Myzus persicae… Cucumber, pepper, eggplant, ornamental plants, aromatic herbs, strawberry Long life cycle (~20 days), very high oviposition activity (~120 eggs/day), mummies are hidden

Important!

Only use products that are permitted in your country/state and crop. Check local registration requirements.
Viridaxis can not be held liable for unauthorized use.

Print Friendly