The project is supported by:

Information for download:

Safety Data Sheet

Information leaflet


Product label

ATTRACAP® : Protection against Wireworms

Thank you for your interest in our product ATTRACAP® .

In 2016 and 2017, the product has already been approved in accordance with Article 53 of the Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.

In 2017 ATTRACAP® was available in the period from 15. February to 14. June 2017, and also registered in the FiBL organic inputs list.

Outside of this period, we are not allowed to advertise this efficient new product.

A new Article 53 authorization has been applied for 2018.

Once a decision on approval has been made, you will find more information on ATTRACAP®  on this page.

In addition, BIOCARE has launched the regular approval process and is aiming to be listed in Annex 1 of the Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.

FAQ regarding ATTRACAP®

When is it recommended to use ATTRACAP® ?

It is recommended to use ATTRACAP® in the case of light to average Agriotes spp. infection.

At the moment no tests have been conducted regarding its application in young potatoes. In the case of late potatoes it is possible to achieve an efficacy level of 60%.

How and when should ATTRACAP® be spread?

ATTRACAP® is spread in early spring when potatoes are planted, using the lane application method in the planting furrow.

Spreading should be conducted using a spreader for granules equipped with:

  • separate turn-off system for the dosing module
  • tight closing lid
  • downpipe placed as straight as possible in relation to the application coulter.

The list of appropriate and currently available devices can be found on the main page of Julius-Kühn-Institut (

The dosing device of the spreader should be turned off in advance, while at least 4 minutes before reaching the headland in order to ensure complete coverage of granules.

Granules spread on the soil surface should be immediately collected and additionally plowed.

Where can I purchase ATTRACAP® ?

ATTRACAP® is available in the trade network of agricultural products.

© BIOCARE 2016