This is a seasonal pest that infests the pine tree and appears in October or later, depending on climatic conditions. The infestation can cause severe damages to pine tree forests and weaken the trees.
At Illes Control, the methods to control the processionary moth varies, depending on the insect´s
Injection of pesticide or fertilizer into the vascular part of the plant (mainly the xylem) through the tree sap. This method is 100% effective and does not require any spraying.
Placements of traps for the pine processionary moth at the trunk of the tree, in order to prevent the caterpillar to proceed down the tree and burrow underground. This interrupts the life cycle of the animal.