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Field Guardian Nematode

Field Guardian Nematode

What is it?
Technically, “Field Guardian” is a combination of “Guardian” a sub strain of the Steinernematidae family, and “Lawn Patrol” is a sub strain of the Heterorhabditatid family. Beneficial, entomogenous (insect parasitic) nematodes. Nematodes are one of the most abundant groups of living creatures in the world, with species ranging from pests of plants and animals to beneficial species like this one. This microscopic creature can survive in oxygen rich water or in the root zone of your plants. “Field Guardian” will not harm plants, animals or humans.

What does it attack?
“Field Guardian Nematodes” actively searches for insects, insect pupa and insect larvae in places that are constantly moist. “Field Guardian Nematodes” can be used to control:
Japanese beetle grubs
White grubs
Army worms
Cut worms
Measuring worms (loopers)
Southern rootworm
Spruce budworm Webworms
Sod webworms
Wire worms
Chinch bugs
Algae gnats
Fungus gnats
Gall gnats
Bark beetle
Bess beetle
Banded cucumber beetle
Click beetle
Colorado potato beetle
Flea beetles
Green June beetle
Pine beetle
May/June beetles
Mexican bean beetle
Scarab beetle
Southern pine beetle
Black fly
European Crane Fly
Fruit fly Saw flies
European apply sawfly
Field cricket
Morman cricket
Southern mole cricket
Tawny mole cricket
Common cockchafer
European chafer
Masked chafers
Rose Chafer’s
Carpenter moth
Codling moth
Annual bluegrass weevil
Black vine weevil Boll weevil
Pecan weevil
Pine weevil
Sweetpotato Weevil
Peach tree borer
Round headed borers
Stem borer
Wood borers
Billbugs Bluegrass billbug
Hunting billbug
Imported fire ant
Assassin bugs
Stink bugs
Apple leaf roller
Black turf grass ataenius
Gall midges
Thrip Termites

Many other insects that spend┬ápart of their life cycle in the root zone┬ácan also be controlled. “Field Guardian Nematodes” do not kill other types of nematodes. We have been rearing beneficial nematodes since 1986, and have located a sub-strain we feel is far superior to those used in the past. Under ideal conditions, “Field Guardian” can survive more than 90 days without a host insect. Once “Field Guardian” locate and enter a host, it will kill the host, reproduce within it and the offspring will exit in search of more host insects; repeating the cycle.