STICKTECH® Blue

Blue STICKTECH® cards are used as the “attract and trap” technique for control of flying insect pests.

Appearance

Blue in colour. Doubled sided with special glue. This product either comes in rolls of 10cm x 25cm and 20cm x25cm.

Introduction method

STICKTECH® can be used for various crops and the cards should be positioned just above the plant head and raised as the crop grows. place monitors horizontally on the path, for optimal effect against the pest. Hang STICKTECH® cards about 15 cm above the plants for optimum performance.

Mode of Action

STICKTECH® cards should be placed in areas with highest risk of infestation. The card uses the “attract and trap” techniques as the card has a special kind of glue and its colour is of the specific shade of blue with just the right wavelength that the eyes of flying stages of thrips and other insects cannot miss. STICKTECH® should be replaced when filled up, after gathering dust or when the glue dries out.

Environmental Conditions

STICKTECH can tolerate low relative humidity and high temperatures. It can also tolerate a wide range of the commonly used pesticides.

Rates

500 (10x25cm)/Ha per application.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place in original pack away from direct sunlight. In case it contains pheromones, STICKTECH® should not be stored in temperatures above 180C.