Garden pests / Weevils

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There are numerous species, weevils are an important pest, of crops.

Adult weevils feed on the leaves and the larvae feed on roots, rhizomes and even remove the bark from the woody stems.

SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION TO CONTROL WEEVILS

Depending on the soil temperature, different types of nematodes are used against weevils.
The most common weevil is the Otiorhynchus sulcatus  - this vine weevil is night active and they are all females and don’t depend on males to reproduce themselves. One adult can produce more than 600 eggs in one season.
Depending on the soil temperature, different types of nematodes are used against weevils.

  • Steinernema kraussei, works from 5 ° C and survive frost, for this reason they are used in periods that could freeze overnight.
  • Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, works at a soil temperature from 10-12 ° C.
  • Mixture Heterorhabditis bacteriophora / Steinernema feltiae, working at a soil temperature from 7 ° C.

To compensate damage and help the plant to recover we advise Natusys. Natusys microbial fertilizer is a microbial-based product containing a concentrated blend of non-pathogenic beneficial microorganisms. Microbial fertilizer to stimulate plant growth through increased root formation and the absorption of the nutrition.

To buy nematodes: CLICK HERE

To buy Natusys to compensate damage and help the plant to recover: CLICK HERE

 

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