11 June 2019 |

Dry, Hot Weather Boosts Two-Spotted Spider Mites on Peaches

Written by Edgar Vinson

During this time of year, peach growers are noticing peach leaves with a mottled appearance and fine web

During this time of year, peach growers are noticing peach leaves with a mottled appearance and fine web material covering leaves, twigs, and sections of branches. These are signs of an infestation of the two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) (Fig. 1). If left unchecked, spider mites can go from being barely noticeable to infesting entire....

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