Pruthviperla based on Chrysoperla carnea (commonly
known as Green Lace Wing) is a voracious
predator of sucking pests including whiteflies,
aphids, thrips, mealy bugs and eggs and young
larvae of a group of insects including Helicoverpa. It’s larvae with sickle
shaped mouth parts feed on pests in large
numbers and during 8-10 days life cycle span
each larve can eliminate over 500 aphids / 500
thrips / 800-1000 eggs of Helicoverpa and scores
of its I-II stage larve.
available in form of vials containing 1000 /
5000 live eggs / larvae mixed with its food,
insert carrier & paper strips to avoid
cannibalism. It is applied to crops like cotton,
sunflower, tobacco, groundnut, mustard and
vegetables @ 5000-10000 eggs / larvae per Ha.
3-4 times at 15 days intervals coinciding with
egg laying young stages of pests.