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Mites (acari) for pest control
Introduction History and current work the Acari Illustrated keys to ABA families Treatment of individual families Introduction, culture and establishment Sex ratio of ABAs and its effect onExpand
A catalog of the Tenuipalpidae (Acari) of the World with a key to genera
The family Tenuipalpidae is worldwide in distribution and includes several economically important pest species. Species of the genus Brevipalpus have been identified as vectors of rhabdoviruses thatExpand
Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)--a closer look.
Brevipalpus phoenicis sensu stricto (Geijskes) is redescribed and the species diagnosis established. Two former synonyms of B. phoenicis sensu lato, B. yothersi Baker and B. papayensis Baker, areExpand
Role Bending: Complex Relationships Between Viruses, Hosts, and Vectors Related to Citrus Leprosis, an Emerging Disease.
Citrus leprosis complex is an emerging disease in the Americas, associated with two unrelated taxa of viruses distributed in South, Central, and North America. The cytoplasmic viruses are CitrusExpand
Varroa destructor feeds primarily on honey bee fat body tissue and not hemolymph
Significance Varroa destructor causes considerable damage to honey bees and subsequently the field of apiculture through just one process: feeding. For five decades, we have believed that these mitesExpand
Morphological Observations on Brevipalpus phoenicis (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) Including Comparisons with B. californicus and B. obovatus
The genus Brevipalpus has over 300 species worldwide. The three most important agricultural pest species in the genus, Brevipalpus californicus (Banks), B. obovatus Donnadieu, and B. phoenicisExpand
New flat mite genera (Acari: Trombidiformes: Tenuipalpidae)associated with Australian sedges (Cyperaceae)
Two new genera, Gahniacarus gen. nov. and Cyperacarus gen. nov., and four new species, G. gersonus sp. nov., G. tuberculatus sp. nov., C. naomae sp. nov. and C. foliatus sp. nov., are described fromExpand
The panicle rice mite, Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, a re-discovered pest of rice in the United States
The panicle rice mite (PRM), Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, was reported in 2007 in the United States in greenhouses and/or field cultures of rice (Oryza sativa L.) in the states of Arkansas,Expand
The presence of Aceria anthocoptes (Nalepa) (Acari: Eriophyidae) on Cirsium species in the United States
Abstract A rust mite not previously reported in the U.S. was observed on Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense [L.] Scop.) growing in Maryland. Based on examination of specimens under light andExpand