Velifer® bioinsecticide/miticide

Foundational Biological Control

Velifer Bioinsectide/Miticide is the biological innovation that delivers lower greenhouse pest pressure in a superior formulation for excellent plant safety.

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Key Benefits

Flexible IPM for Key Pests Spray, dip, drench or fog to manage a variety of greenhouse pests

Versatile Partner Selective activity and BCA compatible; tank mix compatible with many chemistries

Plant Safety Without Residue Plant-based oil formulation delivers efficacy and plant safety without phytotoxicity

BASF Cold-Tunnel ProtectedFresh product delivery with dated packaging ensures application of live spores

Velifer bioinsecticide/miticide Makes Programs Work Better

  • Direct-contact spores in the BASF proprietary strain selectively parasitize pests 
  • Stops feeding quickly with insect and mite death 24-48 hours after application 
  • Works with chemistry to keep populations low between applications and lengthen spray intervals 
  • Works with other biologicals and BCAs to boost efficacy 
  • Compatible with predators, parasitoids, and greenhouse pollinators like Bombus spp
  • Excellent resistance management tool

Percent Control - by days after initial spray

Two applications 4 Jun and 9 Jun 2012: VeliferEQ 13 fl oz, Avid® 1.5 EC 8 fl oz, BotaniGard® ES 16 fl oz in 100 gal H2O at 82-85°F and 40-90% RH

Product Specifications


Active ingredients (%):  Beauveria bassiana strain PPRI 53391

Usage Rate: 3-13 fl oz

Formulation: Oil dispersion (OD)

REI: 12 hours

Signal Word: Caution

Packaging: 10 x 1 qt per case


1Velifer contains 8x109 viable spores per mL

Effective Against

Whiteflies, thrips, mites, mealybugs, aphids

Use Sites

Commercial greenhouses


Velifer® bioinsecticide/miticide

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Products may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Please check with your state or local Extension Service. Refer to label for registered uses. It is a violation of Federal law to use a product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Velifer is a registered trademark of BASF. Avid is a registered trademark of Syngenta Professional Products. BotaniGard is a registered trademark of Certis Biologicals LLC. ©2024 BASF Corporation.

Insect Management Guides

Aphids Insect Management Guide

Learn how to control aphids with the help of BASF Insect Management Guide.

Mealybugs Insect Management Guide

Adopt an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program to control mealybugs with the help of BASF Insect Management Guide.

Scale Insects Management Guide

Adopt an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program to control scale insects with the help of BASF Insect Management Guide.

Whiteflies Insect Management Guide

Take an integrated approach to control whiteflies with the help of BASF Insect Management Guide.