Put biological controls to work

Finding and hiring labor for your operation is both tough and costly. To boost your efficiency, consider adding a different kind of workforce: biocontrols from BASF. Our line of beneficial nematodes will stay on the job round-the-clock. We recommend integrating these biocontrol agents with conventional controls to keep harmful insects in check — and help your operation become more efficient, sustainable and cost-effective.

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BASF technical expert shares tips on biocontrols

Troubleshooting your biocontrols program: what to look for when control faltersBeneficial Nematodes:
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Adding Beneficial Nematodes to Your Pest Control Programs
Suzanne Wainwright-Evans
Ornamental Entomologist, Buglady Consulting

Beneficial nematodes can easily be integrated into most pest management programs to help deal with common problems such a western flower thrips and fungus gnats.

IPM Tips, Part 2 of 6:
Safety and resistance management

IPM Tips: How to start an IPM program Play Video

Don’t overlook these important cultural practices to help protect your crop and your beneficial release programs. Learn more in this informative video.

IPM Tips, Part 3 of 6:
Releasing predators

IPM Tips: How to start an IPM program Play Video

Quick tips for simple and easy applications of beneficial insects.

Related Product Information

Sultan® Miticide
Sultan miticide is for the grower who wants fast, powerful control and lasting protection against all life stages of spider mites in greenhouse and nursery crops. Sultan delivers a unique mode of action for rotation and integrated pest management programs.

Nemasys Beneficial Nematodes
Nemasys Steinernema feltiae beneficial nematodes help provide biological control of soil dwelling stages of fungus gnats (Bradysia sp), as well as soil and foliar stages of western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis).

Millenium Beneficial Nematodes
Millenium Steinernema carpocapsae beneficial nematodes protect your plants from damage caused by Shore Flies (Scatella stanalis), and a variety of other soil-dwelling insects and borers.

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