Here we are removing all the peppers from the plant but, it is necessary to leave the flowers. The flowers produce pollen that attract the Rove Beetle and other predators of mites and thrips.
Dustin Cuttler extracts the ripe peppers before transplanting.
Matt Smiley checks the sample cards to see what insects are present and where they are concentrated.
We were successful with this technique and did not have to use any sprays keeping our crops healthy and 100% organic.