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Beneficial Insectary is now producing Orius insidiosus

Posted April 3rd, 2016 by Beneficial Insectary

We are pleased to announce that Beneficial Insectary is now producing Orius insidiosus at its facility in California. Orius insidosus, called ‘Orius-I,’ is available as a unit of 500 or 1,000. Orius insidiosus, also called the minute pirate bug, is an aggressive thrips predator – possibly the most effective. It attacks and kills all mobile […]

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Beneficial Insectary is now producing Dalotia (=Atheta) coriaria

Posted January 10th, 2016 by Beneficial Insectary

We are pleased to announce that Beneficial Insectary is now producing Dalotia (=Atheta) coriaria at its facility in California. Dalotia (=Atheta) coriaria, called ‘Dalotia-C,’ is available as a unit of 500, 1,000 or 3,000. Dalotia coriaria, also known as the rove beetle, is used for the control and management of several species of sciarids (fungus […]

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Amblyseius cucumeris and Stratiolaelaps scimitus is now being produced in the United States!

Posted February 24th, 2015 by Christen Smith

Biological pest control company Beneficial Insectary is now producing both Amblyseius (=Neoseiulus) cucumeris and Stratiolaelaps scimitus (formerly Hypoaspis miles) at its facility in California. Domestic production in the U.S. is now benefiting growers in North America by reducing the transit time of perishable predatory mites between producer and grower. Amblyseius (=Neoseiulus) cucumeris, called ‘Ambly-C,’ is […]

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