Use these tips to achieve successful mite control, whether using traditional controls or predatory mites.
A mealybug outbreak can be very frustrating for growers because managing these pests is very difficult. Mealybugs are nearly impervious to most insecticides because they have a protective wax covering. Adult females, egg sacs (ovisacs) and some species of older nymphs have this waxy covering. Read more about the challenges of dealing with mealybugs and
Take control of your chemical inventory. It is very important to closely monitor inventory of your plant protection products so you can have access when you need them most. Carefully plan the materials you may need in your chemical storage for the next growing season. A good inventory includes products that have efficacy over a