Available in spring

Nemasys No Ants

Control ant nests in grassed areas such as lawns, cricket squares and plant borders using Nematodes.

Ant nematodes are native, naturally occurring microscopic worms which cause the ants to relocate their nest to an alternative location away from the area treated.

Please note: there is a two week turnaround for delivery on this product. This is a living product and has a very short shelf life. Please order within the necessary time frame for application, most arrive with a 2-3 week expiry date.

SKU: 189226
Price:
Sale price£19.40 ex. VAT
£23.28 inc. VAT
(minimum of 1)

Description

Nemasys No Ants - Ant Nematodes

The ants do not tolerate the nematodes near their nests and move their nests away from these areas. Ants are not killed by Nemasys No Ants, but leave the area that has been treated.

How far away the ants will move their nests is very difficult to determine as it is dependent upon many factors such as soil structure, moisture content and weather conditions. However, it is usually far enough to solve the problem in the area targeted.

Nemasys No Ants ant nematodes are safe to use on turf or soil without any of the precautions associated with chemical use. People and animals can be allowed on the area immediately after treatment.


Application Information

  • When there are signs of ant activity, apply Nemasys No Ants directly on to the nests.
  • Nemasys No Ants should be applied to moist turf or soil. If applying in hot weather it is better to wait till later in the day when the ground won’t dry out so quickly. Water well after application and keep well watered for at least two weeks.
  • The ant nematodes are supplied as a powder which will keep for up to 2 weeks in a refrigerator and should be used in one go once opened.
  • Simply repeat as often as is needed to keep the area free of ants - it is impossible to overdose.
  • Totally safe to use near food crops.
  • Each large pack will treat up to 50 nests.

As the ant nematodes are a cure rather than a preventative measure, DO NOT apply the nematodes until ants are present and the soil is 10°C. You can apply the ant nematodes as long as the soil temperature is 10°C - normally between mid April and September.


Application Window
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

How to Apply Nemasys No Ants

  • DO NOT order until the soil temperature is 10°C or above and ants are present.
  • Mix contents of Nemasys No Ants into 5 litres of water
  • Stir mixture thoroughly to form a stock solution
  • Pour 500 millilitres of stock solution and an additional 4.5 litres of water into your watering can
  • Empty the watering can over 5 nests or 5 m&sup2
  • Repeat above steps for every 5 nests or every 5 m² until all stock solution is used

For Persistent Ant Infestations

Where ants occur repeatedly re-apply the ant nematodes at 4 week intervals.

This product is a biological control which is fully compatible with an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programme.

  • This product is harmless to people, animals and the environment.
  • Biological controls are living organisms, as a result the exact timing of availability and application may differ according to local environmental conditions. This may cause a slight variance in the life cycle of the target pest species from year to year. Users are advised to closely monitor their local site for signs of pest appearance, susceptible life stages and crop damage.
  • Due to the fact that biological controls contain living organisms they have a short expiry date and should be refrigerated prior to use.

For more information on Nemasys No Ants, or to arrange a planned programme which delivers you 3 packs of ant nematodes at 4 week intervals, please call the office on 01902 440280.

Technical Information

Delivery and Returns

Delivery charge (if applicable) applied at checkout. Next working day delivery is available on some products, as an option on orders placed before 1pm - excludes festive season & bank holidays. Please note deliveries to Highlands, Cornwall and more remote areas may take longer. Surcharges apply for non mainland locations, call for more information - More delivery information.

For large orders, please be aware that if you require a smaller 7.5 tonne lorry, the maximum weight for pallets is 750 kg - otherwise the standard pallet size limit of 1000 kg applies.

If you have any access restrictions for lorries or large vehicles please speak to our sales team on +44 (0)1902 440250.

Collection from our Telford, Shropshire, Trade Counter is available for this product - More collections information.

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