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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 Tuesday for Wednesday delivery
- All Hawaii customers must provide the required permit prior to shipping. (fax 770-840-8831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Active Ingredient:||Beneficial Nematodes (Steinernema feltiae)|
|Target pests:||Larvae of Sciarid flies (Sciaridae), Immature Dipterous Insects (Mushroom Flies, Fungus Gnats, Tipulids and Lepidopterous Larvae|
|For use in:||Soil, Potting Mix, Gardens, Lawns, Flower Beds, or any other Soil based medium|
|Application:||* See label for complete application instructions|
|Pet safe:||Yes, if used as directed on label|
|Yield:||50 Million: Covers 2,000 - 2,500 sq. ft.
500 Million: Covers up to a 1/2 Acre
|Shipping Weight:||1.00 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Koppert Biological Systems (Mfg. Number: 74610)|
DO NOT apply in direct sunlight.
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09/17/2014 Mark from Earlville
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.
02/16/2016 John from Nj Frenchtown
QWhen can I spray with Entonem - Live Nematodes to prevent Japanese Beetles?
When to spray nematodes to best kill Japanese Beetle larvae. I live in the north east US, NJ
A Entonem - LIve Nematodes is not labeled to kill white grubs. If you're interested in live nematodes, Orcon Beneficial Nematodes would be the ones to use.†With these Beneficial Nematodes you can apply at any time because they†will attack wintering adult insects, diapausing larvae, pupae, and grubs when in the soil, bark, or even ground litter. You also have the option of using Merit Granules to treat before the white grub eggs hatch, for this method of treatment it is best to check with your local cooperative extension office to check for best time of application.
Entonem - LIve Nematodes is not labeled to kill white grubs. If you're interested in live nematodes, Orcon Beneficial Nematodes would be the ones to use.†With these Beneficial Nematodes you can apply at any time because they†will attack wintering adult insects, diapausing larvae, pupae, and grubs when in the soil, bark, or even ground litter. You also have the option of using Merit Granules to treat before the white grub eggs hatch, for this method of treatment it is best to check with your local cooperative extension office to check for best time of application.
05/27/2014 Kevin from San Diego, Ca.
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.
07/25/2013 Joyce from Oglethorpe, Ga
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 email@example.com so we can help you positively ID this pest so we can properly recommend a product for your needs?
06/07/2013 Allison from Greenlawn, Ny
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/
04/09/2015 Bob from Chico, Ca
QEntomopathogenic fungi for more than nematodes
Are there any entomopathogenic fungi products for pests other than nematodes?
ANot to say there are not any Entomopathogenic fungi, we only sell ENTONEM - Live Nematodes (Steinernema feltiae). We can certainly assist you with the ENTONEM - Live Nematodes (Steinernema feltiae).
08/09/2013 Paul from Huntington Beach Ca
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.
04/18/2013 Kathie from Albany, New York
QWill ENTONEM be effective against subterrainian termites?
ANo, the nematodes will not work for subterranean termites.
12/26/2014 Lynn from Catlettsburg,ky
QWill Entonem work on controlling flea larvae in your yard?
Larvae of Sciarid flies (Sciaridae). Immature dipterous insects, including mushroom flies, fungus gnats, and tipulids as well some lepidopterous larvae.
AENTONEM is labeled for the larvae of Sciarid flies (Sciaridae). Immature dipterous insects, including mushroom flies, fungus gnats, and tipulids as well some lepidopterous larvae. It is not specifically labeled for fleas. We would recommend our Outdoor/Indoor Flea Kit. It comes with an insecticide and an IGR (insect growth regulator) to stop the fleas from reproducing.