Abietiv is a nucleopolyhedrovirus (Neodiprion abietis NPV) preparation for the biological control of the balsam fir sawfly (Neodiprion abietis)


  • Neodiprion abietis NPV is a naturally occurring biocontrol agent isolated from sawfly populations in Newfoundland, Canada. The virus causes a lethal disease when ingested by feeding larvae

Pest Information

The Balsam fir sawfly (Neodiprion abietis) is a native sawfly species that occurs throughout Canada and the United States. Its larvae are a significant defoliating pest of pre-commercially thinned balsam fir (Abies balsamea). Damage caused to the tree is defoliation, reduced vigour and growth, and tree mortality.

Product Facts

Target pest

Balsam fir sawfly (Neodiprion abietis)

Active ingredient

Neodiprion abietis nucleopolyhedrovirus (NeabNPV)


Suspension concentrate


4 × 1012 OB/liter


Balsam fir (Abies balsamea)

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