MINUSA: 500 Dacnusa sibirica adults per 100 ml bottle


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Seasonal Product, OUT OF STOCK: Typically available again after May 15.

Target : Leaf miners in all larval stages, preferably the first and second stage.

Unit of packaging

  • Pack size: 500 Diglyphus sibirica adults per bottle
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Restrictions may apply in specific states.  Please check with your local Extension Service for suitability in your area.


Release parasitic wasps between leaves in the morning or in the evening

Environmental conditions

MINUSA is recommended at low levels of infection.

Storage and handling

  • storage after receipt: 1-2 days
  • storage temperature: 8-10°C/47-50°F
  • bottles standing in the dark


  • Adults Diglyphus: size 2-3 mm, metallic green, short antennae
  • Other stages: develop near host

Mode of action

Female adult parasitic wasps of Dacnusa sibirica lay an egg inside the leaf miner larva. The parasitic wasp develops inside the leaf miner pupa.
Visual effect

Two weeks after introduction it is possible to see parasitization. The presence of Diglyphus isaea is recognized by short/stopped mines containing a dead larva. Pupae of Diglyphus isaea can be seen when holding leaves up to the light.


The introduction rates of this product should be adjusted to the mode of action of the product and the results that can be expected in the crop where the product is applied. Your local Koppert consultant will be able to advise you further.

Unit of packaging

  • Pack size: 500 Diglyphus sibirica adults per bottle





interval (days)









curative light




min. 3x

If < 1 larva / 10 plants

curative heavy





If > 1 larva / 10 plants use MIGLYPHUS



  • Model: MINUSA_2941
  • Shipping Weight: 1lbs
  • Manufactured by: Koppert Biological


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