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Predatory Mite

Amblydromalus limonicus

Used for:

Thrips, Whiteflies

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5,000 predatory mites

1,000 ml bottle

bottle, Millet husks, bran and sawdust.

Combined use
Can be combined with Orius spp. and whitefly parasitoids. Do not combine with other generalist predatory mites (Amblyseius swirskii, Neoseiulus cucumeris, Transeius montdorensis, Amblyseius andersoni).

Application of this product can cause sensitization or allergic reactions, we therefore advise to take the necessary precautions.

Side effects
Pesticides can have (in)direct effects on biological solutions. Find out which pesticides have side effects on this product.

When to use Limonica?

Larvae of various species of thrips (first and second larval stages); Eggs and larvae of greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) and cotton whitefly (Bemisia tabaci).

Do not use in tomato.

How does Limonica work?

Predatory mites pierce their prey with their sucking mouthparts and suck out the contents.

Application Limonica

- Turn and shake bottle gently before use
- Push the centre of the cap to open the dosage hole
- Carefully sprinkle material on leaves
- Make sure the material remains on the leaves for at least a few hours after introduction
- Can also be applied with (Mini)-Air(o)bug.


Storage time after receipt: 1-2 days.
Storage temperature: 12-14°C/54-57°F
Storage conditions: In the dark, provide ventilation to prevent CO2 accumulation.


The dosage of Limonica depends on climate, crop and pest density and should always be adjusted to the particular situation. Start introduction as soon as the first pests are detected in the crop. Introduction rates typically range from 50-250 per m2/release. Releases should be repeated once or twice, or until control is achieved. Consult a Koppert advisor or a recognized distributor of Koppert products for advice on the best strategy for your situation.

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