Bactosan

Bactosan McPhail trap for species-specific pheromone of Melon fruit flies (Bactrocera cucurbitae) and Oriental fruit flies (Bactrocera dorsalis)

Use Bactosan for:

Mass trapping of both male and female melon/oriental fruit flies by use of Pherodis pheromone and fruit fly attractant.

Packaging:

25 Bactosan trap per case

Resellers

General information

Bactosan trap is used for capturing melon and oriental fruit flies. The trap is used in combination with species-specific Pherodis pheromone and fruit fly attractant to catch both males and females.

When to use Bactosan trap?

Install the traps 2 - 3 days before flowering.  Bactosan trapping system can be used to detect new infestations of fruit flies as well as for monitoring insect populations.

How does Bactosan trap work?

Bactosan trap is used for trapping a wide variety of fruit flies. The trap is baited with an fruit fly attractant to lure both male and female pest. Flies enter the trap through the inverted funnel. Once inside they cannot escape and will land and sink in the liquid attractant.

How to use Bactosan Trap

Hang trap 3 - 4 feet above ground level and hang under the shade. Make sure entry hole should not be obstructed by leaves. Insert one Melon/Oriental Pherodis (pheromone/lure) per trap. Mix 50gm Fruit Fly Attractant in 1.5 litres of water and add to 10 traps per application. Regularly check the bait solution and frequently remove the trapped flies from the Bactosan trap. Change the lure at an interval of 4 – 6 weeks.

Dosage

Ten traps per acre and increase the traps depending on pest pressure.

Handling

Koppert Biological Systems India Private Limited is not liable for any loss of quality if the product is stored for longer than recommended and/or under incorrect conditions.

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