An essential component of a pest management strategy in a greenhouse is insect netting control. An effective way to keep these pests out of your crops is through screening. But one alternative that does not require much maintenance and can provide long-term protection from pests is using an insect net.
In addition, keeping insects away from plants reduces their potential for infestation, which allows farmers or gardeners more time between interventions by lowering risks of high population levels and reducing populations over time.
Benefits of using insect netting in poly house
Insect net is an important component in poly house. Insect net helps the plants in the poly house to avoid insects and pest attacks. Here we will discuss its benefits, uses and how to use it properly:
It prevents the entry of insects and prevents aphids or other pests from attacks on crops.
It preserves crops from heavy rains.
This mesh also protects crops from front insect nets. Placed at a height between 60-120 cm from the base depending on climatic conditions.
Proper space should be kept from the top bars of the frame till the inner cover.
In the case where insect net is not available. Fishing nets act as a substitute during emergencies. By making holes through which plants can grow without any hindrance.
They help farmers keep their crops healthy without having to use dangerous pesticides. Which can be expensive and may also kill other animals around them.