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commercially available beneficial insects mites and nematodes biological agents now available in australia will control many pests found in both nurseries and fruit and vegetable crops they are best used as a preventative measure or in the early stages of a pest infestation regular releases i.e fortnightly or monthly should be made during periods of anticipated pest pressure contact suppliers for more detailed advice aphytis wasps red scale parasites aphytis wasps are highly efficient natural enemies of red scale and are widely used in a variety of crops including citrus passionfruit olives walnuts roses and ivy despatch method in capsules of 1 000 wasps or cups of10 000 wasps cups contain nine folded strips of paper and wasps are distributed over these at release release in a grid according to tree spacing for capsules remove lids and attach capsules to trees with rubber bands supplied for cups lie paper strips over twigs and place the cup itself at the tenth release point

nematodes fungus gnat parasites these microscopic parasites seek out and attack fungus gnat larvae living in compost they are very easy to apply and are ideal for nursery and cut flower crops also for control of scarab beetle black vine weevil garden weevil and mole crickets despatch method in packs of 50 million at release mix with water and dose onto soil around plants recommended rate one pack per 200 m2 available from ecogrow orgilus wasps potato tuber moth parasites orgilus wasps are larval parasites of potato tuber moth tomato leaf miner despatch method in containers of 500 wasps at release release on outside rows of crop with most wasps towards prevailing winds recommended rate 500 5000 wasps per field as three releases per season available from ipm technologies and bioresources persimilis predatory mite twospotted mite predators these predators are voracious feeders on all stages of twospotted mite they thrive in dense foliage and warm humid conditions persimilis is one