Tools for thrips control in roses

After establishing successful biological control of spider mite, thrips are often the next challenge in roses. Dutch growers are very enthusiastic about intensive application of small (10x25cm) Horiver-TR. blue sticky traps in combination with Lurem-TR. to catch thrips adults.

This measure is combined with frequent introductions of Amblyseius swirskii, sometimes Hypoaspis on substrate and/or soil, and corrective sprays with thiamethoxam or spinosad mixed with Attracker. Removing open flowers and buds is common practice. It is very important to bring this material rapidly out of the greenhouse and prevent thrips to escape and re-invade the crop.

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Koppert: Horiver sticky traps against whitefly and thrips

With summer temperatures up in the 20s and 30s, pests like whitefly and thrips are thriving! That's why it's particularly important to show these...

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visiting Gotham Greens in Chicago

Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited the USA in the past few days. On Wednesday June 3 they were in Chicago where they were...