in mainly concerned with the commercial rearing of biological
agents for biocontrol. The Biofactory managed by Spata is the
sole specialised industry producing insects for the citrus crops
protection in the South of Italy:
Aphytis melinus for the biocontrol of the Red Scale (Aonidiella
Leptomastix dactylopii and Cryptolaemus montrouzieri for the biocontrol
of Planococcus citri.
Carrying out research and achieving Know how during the last few
years, enabled Spata to reach an higher standard of production
and to widen its range of organisms rearing.
The large-scale rearing technique and the use in the field conducted
by experienced agronomists revealed as a successful strategy for
Spata to support its customers with the best solutions to phytophagous
control. Spata is able to guarentee:
quality of products
(monitoring system, intervention protocol, insects launching assistance)