The biological insecticide B401 for the Greater wax moth control (1000 ml)# 150621
This is preventive remedy – larvacid – against Greater wax moth (Galleria mellonella L.). It is safe and environmentally friendly. The main component is a concentrated solution of protein crystals and spores of microorganisms Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner), Serotype H-7.
Application: to make a 5% solution: one part B401 to 19 parts of water. Spray the honeycomb with solution on both sides without leaving unaffected surfaces.
Consumption: For 10 combs Dadant requires 12 ml of B401, or 240 ml of the solution obtained. A liter bottle is enough to spray 800 combs with something.
Before using, shake the bottle vigorously, then add it to water and stir.
The agent is used in the fall season when preparing the combs for winter storage. It can also be applied in early spring, before placing the combs into hives. In this case, the honeycombs have to be dried well.
Storage conditions: Store the B401 in a cool place (preferably at 15-20°C) – somewhere in the basement or in a refrigerator. Long-term storage at temperatures exceeding 25°C may reduce its effectiveness.