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Midwestfruitjungle

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Tropical greenhouse white fly
« on: September 09, 2022, 01:57:15 PM »
Hello! I am working for a small tropical greenhouse and we have dealt with whitefly a lot. Does anyone have any recommendations to get it under control?


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Re: Tropical greenhouse white fly
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2022, 01:42:22 PM »
Yellow sticky traps work in the greenhouse.  Here in CA, putting infected plants outside for a week allows natural predators to take care of the problem.

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Re: Tropical greenhouse white fly
« Reply #3 on: September 21, 2022, 11:29:59 PM »
I have been putting up lots of yellow sticky traps. They are snagging a ton of flies, but it seems like there are always more and more. Iíll try to stay consistent with it, along with spraying.

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Re: Tropical greenhouse white fly
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2022, 10:38:42 AM »
What are you spraying them with?

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Re: Tropical greenhouse white fly
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2022, 01:24:01 PM »
Maybe beauveria bassiniana

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Re: Tropical greenhouse white fly
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2022, 06:33:36 PM »
We released beneficial mites with great results against whiteflies a couple of years ago which eliminated a big infestation on neighbor's ixoras and our shadehouse right next to it. Don't see them almost at all these days, a little bit on sweet potatoes maybe but not on fruit trees like before. This is the species I released, they work the best for very hot climates. There are several species that predate on whiteflies. https://www.arbico-organics.com/product/Mite-Predator-Amblyseius-swirskii/mite-predators

 

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