Spider Mite/Broad Mite Predators (Amblyseius Andersoni)
Spider Mite/Broad Mite Predators - also known as amblyseius andersoni - are a powerful predatory mites that you can use to protect your crop against a range of other invasive mite species.
European red mites, broad mites, russet mites and cyclamen mites can all cause extensive damage to your plants. Without control, you can wind up losing part of your crop, which has serious ramifications for your yield.
Amblyseius andersoni is a powerful biological control agent that is ideal for a variety of settings, including vegetable and fruit crops, greenhouses, hydroponics systems and outdoor ornamental plants. The species is native to the UK and able to survive conditions in the country. It is active at a wide range of temperatures, from 6 C to 40 C, making it a powerful form of protection during seasons where parasitic mites are at their most active.
Since Amblyseius andersoni is active at lower temperatures, you can introduce it much earlier in the growing season that other predatory mites. For best results, add it to your crop at the start of the year to keep problem mites populations at bay.
- Kills a variety of plant-damaging mites, including spider and broad mite
- Harmless to plants
- Operates in the 6 C to 40 C temperature range