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Yates MAVRIK Spray Concentrate for Spider Mites, Aphids & Thrips - 200ml
Don't let the bad bugs win. Take control of your plant's health with Yates Mavrik. Controls spider mites, aphids and thrips on your indoor plants, as well as whitefly, caterpillars and TPP on tomatoes and potatoes. Also safe for use on flowers as will not harm beneficial insects like bees once dry. This is for the Yates Mavrik 200ml Concentrate, which makes up to 20 litres of spray. Comes with measuring cup included. Also available in ready to use Mavrik Gun which comes pre-mixed in a 750ml trigger-spray bottle.
How to mix and apply Mavrik
Mix 10mls of Mavrik concentrate per 1 litre of water. It's recommend to get a spray mister to use separately for insect treatments. Spray all plant surfaces thoroughly. Complete coverage is required for best results.
If some of your plants have hard-to-wet foliage (such as very waxy leaves where water beads off), mix in a wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for better 'stickability' on leaves so Mavrik can get to work.
What pests does Mavrik work on?
Mavrik is effective against spider mites, aphids and thrips on your indoor plants, as well as whitefly, caterpillars and TPP on tomatoes and potatoes.
What's in Mavrik?
Mavrik is a low-toxic, water-based synthetic pyrethroid which acts as a broad spectrum insecticide. It controls a wide range of insects and mites. It's safe to use on indoor plants, outdoor plants and flowering plants. It's safe to use on indoor plants, outdoor plants and flowering plants. For plants with very delicate leaves you can spot-test by applying to one leaf and waiting 48 hours before treating the rest of the plant.
How often do you need to re-apply Mavrik?
This depends on the insect's life cycle, so how frequently to re-apply will vary. It's normal to require multiple treatments and repeat for longer than the insect's life cycle, especially in cooler temperatures which can extend the life cycle for some insects. For example, Aphids have a very short 3 day life cycle so require spraying every 3 days.
Aphids: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: As short as 3 days with females able to live for around 25 days.
Caterpillars: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: varies depending on species.
Mealy Bugs: Treat with Yates Conqueror Oil. Life cycle: Varies from 6 weeks to 2 months depending on species and conditions.
Psyllids: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: Treat fortnightly to avoid infection.
Scale: Treat with Yates Conqueror Oil. Life cycle: Varies from 6 weeks to 2 months depending on species and conditions.
Spider Mites: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: varies from around 5 to 20 days depending on temperature.
Thrips: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: Varies from 9 days to 60 days depending on conditions.
Whitefly: Treat with Mavrik (add wetting agent such as Enspray 99 for hard-to-wet foliage). Life cycle: Varies from 18 days to 64 days depending on conditions.
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