Frankliniella occidentalis lures

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Frankliniella occidentalis lures

Frankliniella occidentalis lure is a component of an insect trapping device that uses pheromones to lure Western flower thrips into a trap.

The lure, in the form of the rubber dispenser, containing Frankliniella occidentalis pheromone, must be placed in a pheromone trap to be fully functional (traps can be bought separately or in kits with lures).

Using such pheromone lures is an economic, environmentally sound approach to either monitor or mass-trap these pests.

The lures in the traps must be replaced every 4 - 6 weeks to keep attraction rates high. Shelf life - up to 1 year (optimum conditions).  

Category: Frankliniella occidentalis
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Product Description

Frankliniella occidentalis lure is a component of an insect trapping device that uses pheromones to lure Western flower thrips into a trap. The lure, in the form of the rubber dispenser, containing Frankliniella occidentalis pheromone, must be placed in a pheromone trap to be fully functional (traps can be bought separately or in kits with lures). Using such pheromone lures is an economic, environmentally sound approach to either monitor or mass-trap these pests.

The lures in the traps must be replaced every 4 - 6 weeks to keep attraction rates high. Shelf life - up to 1 year (optimum conditions).

When to use

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
                       

Carrier

Rubber dispenser.

Longevity

4 - 6 weeks once opened. May vary depending on climate.

How to use

• Take out the pheromone lure from its foil pouch just before use and place it on the trap (following Trap Use instructions).
• Do not place lures unprotected in direct sun.
• Please keep in mind that the disposal of the wrapping should be done
away from the monitoring area.

Positioning

Place the trap near the highest point of the crop, secure it by using supporting posts, at the height of about 1.5-2-meters.

Positioning Density

For monitoring purposes – 2-3 traps should be deployed every hectare.
For mass-trapping – the recommended number of traps is subject to pest pressure, but generally we recommend deploying 20-30 traps per 1 ha.

Storing

Pheromone lures should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from sunlight. For conservation of lures for longer periods of time it is recommended to refrigerate the product, in which case they will be effective for over 12 months.

Replacement

Replace every 4 - 6 weeks or as recommended by the agricultural authorities. Please keep in mind that the disposal of the old pheromone dispensers should be done away from the monitoring area, to avoid interference with the monitoring process.

Precautions

Handle carefully. Even though this substance is not harmful to humans and the environment it is advised to use gloves when handling the product and wash hands thoroughly before and after handling the lures.

Packaging

The lures are individually wrapped in an airtight foil pouch (to protect it from sunlight and contamination). Each pheromone Lure/Dispenser contains 3 g of ready to use blend.

Suitable Items

Agrolls Blue BIODEGRADABLE

Agrolls bluе are used mainly in greenhouses to capture Frankliniella occidentalis.

Agrolls should bе deployed in areas with present or anticipated high pest prevalence.

These areas should allow proper airflow, for example along ventilation sections, doors, in between columns or other structural elements, etc.

Agrolls Blue BIODEGRADABLE
Card Cue Blue

This trap, made from biodegradable cardboard, uses visual cue (blue color) to attract pests to its sticky surface.

Monitoring and mass capturing of a wide variety of pest insects, Card Cue helps in assessment of the pest lifecycle and population, hence allowing timely use of further pest management actions.

Card Cue Blue

Properties

Non-toxic

Non-toxic - this product doesn’t contain toxic chemicals.

Recycled

Recycled materials - recycled materials are used to manufacture this product.

Safe for Human

Safe for Human - effective, not-toxic pest control solution, that is completely safe for use around humans.