Mating Disruption for Vine Mealybug
Suterra's team of chemists, engineers, and materials scientists have designed the cutting-edge Celada™ VMB vapor dispenser for maximum performance and longevity controlling vine mealybug (VMB).
Celada™ VMB is the first VMB dispenser that lasts a full year. It hangs fast and holds tight, blending into the vineyard with a discreet color and shape. Its unique technology allows for stable continuous pheromone release with less sensitivity to environmental factors than competing dispensers.
With effective, reliable release of 180mg of high-quality, Made in the USA active ingredient per dispenser, Celada™ VMB significantly lowers the number of males that reach the females. This prevents mating and reduces the population of the pest, also reducing the damage and virus spread that the pest can cause.
Compatible with all Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools, growers appreciate the ease and reliability of this “one and done” year-long hanging product. Celada™ VMB is the proven and sustainable solution to fight vine mealybug.
Why Growers Choose CeladaTM VMB
Longest-lasting dispenser ever for vine mealybug with a full year of coverage
Product color blends into vineyard for discreet protection
Hangs securely to withstand mechanical operations
Sustainable, reliable protection from VMB damage and virus spread
Fast and easy to deploy
Compatible with all IPM tools
Does not harm beneficial insects
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Celada™ VMB hinders the ability of males to find pheromone traps as compared to areas treated with grower standard practices.
VMB Male Catches/Trap
Chemical Reference | Celada™ VMB 180
The addition of Celada™ VMB into a comprehensive IPM program cuts Vine mealybug damage by up to 75%.
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Wine grapes, table grapes, and raisin grapes
Look throughout your vineyard for honeydew and ant activity on vines
Monitor mating disruption using small paper delta traps with Suterra VMB septa lures
Hang traps in March to detect early activity
One trap per 10-20 acres; at least 2 traps per block
Check traps a minimum of once every 2 weeks, replacing lures monthly
Vine mealybug decreases vine vigor and causes defoliation and grape cluster damage. Treating VMB can reduce the spread of leafroll virus. Impacts of VMB infestation include sooty mold damage on grapes and resulting in quality loss and unmarketable fruit.
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