fruit tree red spider mite, also known as European red mite (Panonychus ulmi) citrus red mite (Panonynchus citri)
broad mite (Polyphagotarsonemus latus)
cyclamen mite (Tarsonemus pallidus)
Introduce Spical-Plus when the pest is to be expected or first signs of pest presence is visible. Use Spidex for hotspot treatments.
How does Spical-Plus work?
Adult predatory mites, nymphs and larvae actively search and consume their prey.
How to use Spical-Plus
Hang sachets in the crop
Sachets already have an exit hole
Hold sachets by the cardboard strip at the top, to avoid damaging the predatory mites
Neoseiulus californicus tolerates a range of chemical pesticides
Always use Spical-Plus in conjunction with Spidex
Best working conditions Spical-Plus
Neoseiulus californicus tolerates high temperatures and low humidities. It targets all stages, but prefers younger stages. Predatory mites also survive on other mites and pollen and can survive for a number of weeks without food.
Biological beneficials have a very short life expectancy and therefore need to be introduced into the crop as soon as possible after receipt. Failure to do so can have a negative impact on their quality. In case you do need to store Spical-Plus, please follow the instructions below. Koppert B.V. is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer and/or under different conditions than recommended.
Storage after receipt: 1-2 days
Storage temperature: 17-20°C/63-68°F
In the dark
Provide ventilation to prevent CO2 accumulation
The information given below is merely indicative. Tailored
advice can be provided if information is available on the
local factors that need to be taken into account, such as
the crop, the climate conditions and the level of infestation.
For the correct approach, please consult a Koppert specialist
or a recognized distributor of Koppert products.