Amblyseius swirskii


 INFESTATION QUANTITY TIME PERIOD
LIGHT 1 per sq. ft. bi-weekly, for 3-5 weeks
HEAVY 5 per sq. ft.
bi-weekly, for 3-5 weeks

 

TARGET PESTS: Broad Mites, Thrips, Russet Hemp Mites, Spider Mites, Tarsonemid Mites and Whiteflies. When these pests aren't around A. swirskii can consume pollen.

RELEASE RATES: 1-5 mites/sq. ft. bi-weekly. for 3-5 weeks; 5K-20K/acre, bi-weekly, for 3-5 weeks. Works great in gardens and greenhouses. A minimum of 3-4 releases will be needed  in an indoor area.  (Greenhouse, Grow room, etc.)

DESCRIPTION: A. swirskiis are well suited for warm and humid climate conditions.
They lay an average of two eggs per female per day.

IDEAL TEMPERATURES: Most effective at 77-83°F, and a relative humidity of 70%. These predators are most effective from March to November.