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ENTONEM is a package of live beneficial nematodes (Steinernema feltiae). Steinernema feltiae are entomopathogenic, or insecticidal, nematodes that are effective against larvae of various immature (larvae) dipterous insects such as Sciarid flies, fungus gnats, tipulids, and mushroom flies. These insect pests occur mainly in organic environments that are moist. These insects would normally cause damage to young plant material such as cuttings and seedlings.
The nematodes enter through openings in the larva like respiratoy openings, mouth, or anus. Once the nematode has entered the larva it begins to feed and a bacteria is released from inside the nematode that multiplies and spreads inside the insect rapidly. The bacteria breaks down the host larva into materials that the nematodes feed on.
IMPORTANT: Nematodes are live organisms that are shipped directly from the manufacturer via UPS Next Day Air so they do not die during transit. A physical address is required for UPS to deliver your package. Nematodes are only shipped twice a week:
- Orders received by noon (12pm ET) on Monday will be shipped on Thursday for Friday delivery
- Orders received by noon (12pm ET) on Thursday will be shipped on Monday for Tuesday delivery
- All Hawaii customers must provide the required permit prior to shipping. (fax 770-840-8831 or email email@example.com)
|Active Ingredient:||Beneficial Nematodes (Steinernema feltiae)|
|Target pests:||Larvae of Sciarid flies (Sciaridae). Immature dipterous insects, including mushroom flies, fungus gnats, and tipulids as well some lepidopterous larvae.|
|For use in:||Soil, potting mix, gardens, lawns, flower beds, or any other soil based medium.|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed.|
|Yield:||50 Million: Covers 2,000 - 2,500 sq. Feet|
500 Million: Covers up to a 1/2 acre
|Manufactured By:||Koppert Biological Systems (Manufacturer Product Number: 74610)|
DO NOT apply in direct sunlight.
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September 17, 2014Mark from Earlville asked:
QWill Entonem work to reduce cluster flies (Polienia rudis)?
If not is their another species of Nematode that will work?
AUnfortunately, the ENTONEM Live Nematodes (Steinernema feltiae) are not labeled to control Cluster Flies. However, we do have a Cluster Fly control page where you can view the recommended products and we also have a Cluster Fly Control article that may be helpful. If you need help selecting an appropriate product for your situation please give us a call at 866-581-7378.
May 27, 2014Kevin from San Diego, Ca. asked:
QWill Cedar oil, such as go gnats affect the nematodes
AWe apologize we are not familiar with Go Gnats. Cedar Oil should not affect Nematodes. because the Nematodes thrive in soil. Cedar Oil wil lnot leach into soil.
July 25, 2013Joyce from Oglethorpe, Ga asked:
QWhat to use to get rid of nematodes?
The look like skinny caterpillars about 1" long with lots of legs. I have 3 dogs and these worms are crawling up the wood posts in my carport and coming into my house.
ANematodes are usually microscopic insects that in some situations attack plants. Have you had the pest you are seeing properly identified? If not, is there any way for you to submit a picture to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can help you positively ID this pest so we can properly recommend a product for your needs?
June 7, 2013Allison from Greenlawn, Ny asked:
QI have told to use Beneficial Nematodes Hb solution for ants and grubs. Your opionion on this versus Sf?
AWe have recently started carrying beneficial nematodes for use against Sciarid flies, fungus gnats, tipulids, and mushroom flies. we are not sure which nematodes would be beneficial against ants or grubs. We recommend you contact Koppert Labs, the distributor, for advice. you can reach them by following this link: http://www.koppert.com/contact/
August 9, 2013Paul from Huntington Beach Ca asked:
QWill ENTONEM - Live Nematodes work for flea infestation?
AWe are not currently aware of any nematodes that specifically control fleas. We recommend spraying topically with products like those that are contained in our Flea Control Kit for the best results.