Altosid Pellets WSP- Bag of 50 wsp pouches
Altosid Pellets WSP, with the insect growth regulator, Methoprene 4.25% is a granulated IGR (insect growth regulator) to prevent mosquitoes from becoming adults. Each bag comes with 50 water soluble pouches, (water activates the pellets). One pouch covers 135 sq feet of water surface area. Altosid Pellets WSP work in both pre-flood or post-flood conditions for flood water mosquitoes and standing water mosquitoes. It lasts 30 days per treatment. It is an ideal solution for hard-to-reach stormwater sites, roadside ditches, storm drains, catch basins, and other natural or artificial water-holding containers. Other tough-to-treat sites include cattail marshes, stacks of abandoned tires, and rice fields.
- Each bag of Altosid WSP comes with 50 water soluble pouches; each pouch covers 135 sq feet of water surface area
- They can be applied up to 15 days before flooding or at any stage of larval development with multiple re-treatments.
- Works for flood water and standing water mosquitoes in wet/dry down situations and costs $1.42-$1.07-per pouch.
Cuts Mosquitoes' Life Cycles
Altoside Pellets WSP cuts the cycle at the larvae stage, dying when they are in the pupa stage. If a mosquito is already in the pupa stage before treatment, it will emerge as an adult. It will not affect adult stages of the mosquito.
Works on Standing Water Mosquitoes and Flood Water Mosquitoes
Altosid Pellets WSP prevents adult mosquito emergence of both standing water mosquitoes (including Anopheles, Culex, Culiseta, Coquillettidia, and Mansonia spp) and flood water mosquitoes (including Aedes, Ochlerotatus, and Psorophora spp. from treated sites) in treated sites with Altosid Pellets WSP
- Flood Water Mosquitoes- They lay eggs in moist soil or above the water line in tree holes, or other natural cavities. The eggs need to dry out before hatching; they lay these eggs up to one year before the adults are noticeable. The eggs lay in the moist area during the winter and spring then begin hatching when the heavy rains come. They do not breed in standing, stagnant water. These moist areas include low tracks of moist flat lands, marsh lands, citrus furrows, salt-marshes and moist pastures.
- Standing Water Mosquitoes-In general, if water is allowed to sit in stagnant containers and pools, with no fish present, mosquitoes will develop. They must have water to lay eggs; they can not dry out. It only takes 24 hours for a mosquito egg to hatch, then proceeds to the larva, then pupa, then adult stages. They also use natural habitats to lay their eggs, such as tree holes). They can be found in flower pots, roof gutters, bird baths, old tires, and animal watering troughs.