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Chemical and Non-chemical Control Options for Hylobius

Pine Weevil (Hylobius abietis) are a major problem on forestry restock sites and a particularly heavy outbreak can destroy up to 80% of plants.Historically, plants were sprayed with insecticides either on the nursery or in the field in order to prevent or limit attack, however, there are increasing calls for the use of chemicals in the natural environment to be restricted meaning that alternative options need to be explored.At Alba, we provide chemical treatment options when requested by the customer under controlled conditions on the nursery, however, we believe that other methods can be just as effective with far reduced ...read more

Posted by: Chris Allan / 13 July 2017 at 12:11 / Comment