Use for >> Aphids and other pests, like mealybugs, Echinothrips and butterfly and moth eggs.
Mode of action >> Larvae of the lacewing attack their prey and suck their body fluid.
Visual effect >> Prey is sucked out, shrivelled skins are difficult to find. Chrysoperla carnea larvae are active mainly during the night. The larvae hide during the day.
The dosage of Chrysopa-E >> depends on climate, crop and pest density and should always be adjusted to the particular situation. Introduction rates typically range from 10-100 eggs per m2/release. Releases should be made preventively or in infested areas and repeated at weekly intervals until control is achieved. Consult a Koppert advisor or a recognized distributor of Koppert products for advice on the best strategy for your situation.
Environmental conditions >>> Chrysoperla carnea is effective in a wide temperature range including low temperatures (average > 12°C/54°F). It is most effective at 20-28°C (68-82°F).