Aphids may be better known as greenfly or blackfly. Most crops can be infested with aphids. This pest family is one of the biggest on the allotment. Main symptoms are various; leaf distortion, leaf yellowing, sticky upper-surface of leaves, white skins on upper-surface of leaves and possible black sooty mould from sticky honeydew produced by aphids. Most Active all year round but are most active at temperatures between 10°C and 35°C.
The adult wasp inserts its egg into the aphid, a parasite larva develops killing the aphid, producing a characteristic golden brown papery ‘mummy’ An adult parasitic wasp later emerges through a round hole on the mummified aphid. The adult wasps also feed as a predator on aphids, killing one or more each day.
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Orders placed before 2pm Tuesday will be despatched on Wednesday first class post.
Orders placed before 2pm Friday will be despatched on Monday first class post.
Orders placed after 2pm Friday will be despatched on Tuesday, first class post.
Biologicals are sent on a separate delivery to other products
|Pack Size||500 Wasps (Vial)|
|Species controlled||Most small round bodied aphid|
|When to use||At the first sign of aphids or better as an early season preventative|
|Rates of use||1-5/m²|
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