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TRICHOSAFE® Cards

TRICHOSAFE® cards allow cost-effective manual spreading of the product. For more than 20 years TRICHOSAFE® cards manufactured by BIOCARE have proven themselves in practice. Manual application is very easy and it takes little time. In the cards there are eggs parasitized by Trichgoramma (mode of action and lifetime).

The customer receives two bunches with 25 TRICHOSAFE® cards each or one bunch with 30 TRICHOSAFE® cards depending on the dosage per hectare. In case that corn seedlings are at an early stage of development, in which hanging cards on plants is not possible, thin stacks can be additionally delivered to you onto which the cards can be placed.

Reliable quality

It has been proven for more than 20 years in practice!

Easy handling

Simple and quick manual application!

Optimum protection

Best protection of Trichogramma against rain, sprinkling and natural enemies!

Information regarding application of TRICHOSAFE® cards

Instructions for application of TRICHOSAFE® cards in the case of low infestation
Simply proceed as follows with 30 cards per hectare: a bunch with 30 cards is intended to be used per 1 ha. Open the paper bands on the field, walk 9 m along the field and 9 m from the edge of the field into the row and start distributing the cards. Cards should be hung every 18 m on the groin of the corn stalk leaf. At the end of the row, the activities described above should be repeated in a row 18 m away in accordance with the presented scheme.

Instructions for application of TRICHOSAFE® cards in the case of average infestation
Simply proceed as follows with 50 cards per hectaree: two bunches with 25 cards each are intended to be used per 1 ha. Open the paper bands on the field, walk 7 m along the field and 7 m from the edge of the field into the row and start distributing cards. Cards should be hung every 14 m on the groin of the corn stalk leaf. At the end of the row the procedure described above should be repeated in a row 14 m away in accordance with the presented scheme.

FAQ regarding TRICHOSAFE® cards

How do I know, which dosage I need?

When using TRICHOSAFE® it is about releasing a large amount of beneficial organisms. Therefore, a great number of Trichogramma (from 110,000 to 220,000 organisms per hectare) are distributed.

In the event of low infestation of silage corn, one-time application  of 220,000 organisms/ha (1 x 30 cards of TRICHOSAFE® per hectare) is sufficient.

In the event of slightly stronger infestation, in particular of grain maize, it is recommended to divide the amount into two and apply the product at an interval of 14 days in order to extend protection for as long as possible. It is recommended to apply 2 x 50 cards of TRICHOSAFE® or 2 × 100 capsules of TRICHOSAFE® per hectare.

In the case of areas with two generations, infestation should be combated by applying TRICHOSAFE® three times in large amounts. If you have any doubts concerning the choice of the right form of product, please contact us! We will be happy to advise you!

How to apply TRICHOSAFE cards?

Cards with TRICHOSAFE® are applied manually. Cards distributed in the established intervals in the field are hung on the groin of the corn stalk leaf.

Is TRICHOSAFE also allowed to be used in ecological agriculture?

Yes! TRICHOSAFE® is included on the list of production products of the Research Institute for Organic Agriculture [Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau] (FiBL) and it can be used without limitations. Because of the fact that the active substance is an insect, there are no safety measures regarding people applying the product required and no waiting periods.

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