Multiple thrips species can be found in cultivated plants particularly on many vegetable and ornamental crops with economic value. They feed by piercing plant cells and sucking out the contents. This leads to characteristic scratching damage and yellow speckled leaves or removal of pigment from flowers, Fruit damage can also occur with scratching on peppers and aubergines and pigtailing on cucumbers.
Also transmitting viruses, they can be the cause of major economic losses in crops.
Most important Thrips species
Working with a variety of predatory insect or mite species will ensure thrips control under a number of conditions. Each predatory insect / mite works best in different conditions of climate and habitat, also having a varied mode of action. On top of that, our technologies make the difference: blisters, sachets, Bugline…