Pheromone - Pheromone for Western Flower Thrips - 1
Type: Proprietary product containing the aggregation pheromone of Western Flower Thrips, Frankliniella Occidentalis.
How it works: Use of Thripline for monitoring allows growers to introduce additional control measures, such as the Amblyline biological control agent, before thrips populations reach damaging levels. Pheromone lure for Western Flower Thrips causes thrips to move to the top of the crop resulting in earlier detection & estimation of population size.
Species Controlled: Western Flower Thrips.
When To Use: Thripline contains a synthetic version of a sexual aggression pheromone produced naturally by male Occidentalis. It attracts both male & female thrips into mating aggregations. It will not attract thrips from outside of the general crop area. The pheromone is encapsulated in rubber lures (septa) & is released gradually over several weeks.