Hesperusline, Dicyphus hesperu 250/Bottle SB
Vendor: BIOLINE AGROSCIENCES
Item #SB0411-02
UM: BTL
**Minimum order from Bioline $100.00
**Order by Wed 5pm ET for shipping the following Monday--Exceptions: Phytoline p ships Mon-Thur
**Minimum order from Bioline $100.00
**Order by Wed 5pm ET for shipping the following Monday--Exceptions: Phytoline p ships Mon-Thur

Hesperusline biological control agent contains the predatory bug, Dicyphus hesperus. Dicyphus hesperus is a generalist predatory bug that is primarily released for whitefly control, but will feed on other pests such as Thrips, moth eggs and mites. It is best to establish the Dicyphus population with the help of mullein plants.

Key Features--
*Dicyphus hesperus establishes best by using mullein plants as a banker system
*Feeding Ephestia eggs (Bug Food E) will enhance the establishment of Dicyphus due to increased fecundity
*All five Dicyphus nymph stages also predatory
*Considered a generalist predator also feeding on mites, moth eggs and other pests
*Takes 8 to 12 weeks to establish population

Target Pests--
*Whitefly
*Thrips spp
*Moth eggs
*TSSM (Two Spotted Spider Mite)

Available delivery systems--
Supplied in 8oz (250ml) bottles that contain 250 adults and late instar nymphs.
*Packed in containers with paper towel strips and a sugar food source plug
*Protein food source (some Ephestia eggs) in ventilated bottles ensures optimal condition of the bugs on delivery