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Predatory Beetle

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

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Mealybug species

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Larvae in buckwheat hulls

When to use Cryptobug-L?

Use Cryptobug for biological pest control of many mealybug species in all stages

How does Cryptobug-L work?

Predatory beetles and larvae eat the mealybugs completely


- Deploy material on rock wool slabs for general introduction, or in Diboxes close to or at a hotspot
- Place among (infected) leaves
- Apply in the evening


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 Cryptobug-L, 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 day
- Storage temperature: 10-15°C/50-59°F
- In the dark
- Store horizontally


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.

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