All about swirskii

On this website, you can read all about the predatory mite, Amblyseius swirskii. Not that we know absolutely everything. On the contrary, we are learning more and more every day. But we are keen to share what we do know with you, because we believe that this predatory mite really offers something valuable that you as a grower can use.

We believe that this is a good example of how research and practice can go together. The information from both these fields can be found on this site.

This website is a translation of a website about swirskii that was previously launched in the Netherlands (

The initiators of this website:
Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture
Koppert Biological Systems