VMB-F eBook Preview: The Backbone In The Fight Against Vine Mealybug
Suterra May 30, 2023 3:21:55 PM
Are vine mealybugs wreaking havoc on your vineyard, posing a formidable threat to your crop yield? Fear not, Suterra has released an exclusive eBook guide to aid you in vine mealybug protection. Whether you are a seasoned grower or new to the industry, this guide will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to effectively manage vine mealybug in your vineyard.
In the fight against agriculture's most devasting insects, pheromone mating disruption is essential in your pest control toolbox. Mating disruption is a technology that modifies insect behavior by releasing sex pheromones into the environment, inhibiting the ability of males to locate females to reproduce. The efficacy of mating disruption solutions can be realized in two ways, by blocking mating and by delaying mating. These combine to minimize the overall fertility of the population, reducing the population size of each subsequent generation. When this happens consistently, pest populations decrease significantly from generation to generation, and crops are protected. Understanding the life cycle of vine mealybugs and applying the appropriate control measures at the right time is essential for successfully managing this pest. Whether you are a seasoned grower or new to the industry, this guide will provide you with valuable insights and practical tips to effectively manage vine mealybug infestations in your vineyard. Download to read the full eBook.
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