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Real MontiFIX

Transeius montdorensis
About

Real MontiFIX (Transeius montdorensis) are primarily used for the control of thrips and whitefly. They prey on the eggs and juvenile stages of thrips and whitefly, therefore work very well for the preventative use on these pests. They also provide secondary suppression of other pests including spider mites, broad mite and russet mites.

Mode of Action

Host Range/ Effective against:

  • Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci)
  • Western thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis)
  • Melon thrips (Thrips palmi)
  • Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum)
  • Tobacco whitefly (Bemisia tabaci)
Benefits

Real MontiFIX:

  • Applicable in many fields and protected crops
  • Feed on multiple pest stages
  • Well-suited to crops grown in warm conditions
  • Can handle high temperatures with lower humidity
  • Fast development
  • Spread well in the crop
  • Suitable for aerial release.
Application

Introduce Real MontiFIX when pest presence is suspected or at the first sign of pest presence. Apply the product to crops as soon as night-time temperatures reach 15°C, and daytime temperatures are higher than 20°C. Real MontiFIX can be introduced with Real Q-FIX for improved control.

Compatibility

Real MontiFIX can be use in a wide range of field and protected crops including fruits, vegetables and ornamentals. They prefer warm conditions and their activity ceases below 11°C. They perform best at temperatures of 20-30°C. Real MontiFIX outperform Real SwirskiFIX under hot, dry conditions and in crops where temperature and or humidity change dramatically.

Storage

Seek advice from RealIPM Technical Consultant before introduction. Manage your spray program by looking at the Sensitivity and Compatibility charts. If pesticides are required, always check for side-effects and select products that are least harmful in your IPM program. Use the Biobest Side Effects app or access the Biobest side-effects manual online.