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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
Parasitic mites of honey bees: life history, implications, and impact.
The hive of the honey bee is a suitable habitat for diverse mites (Acari), including nonparasitic, omnivorous, and pollen-feeding species, and parasites. The biology and damage of the three main pestExpand
Biology and control of the broad mite,Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) (Acari: Tarsonemidae)
  • U. Gerson
  • Biology
  • Experimental & Applied Acarology
  • 27 January 1992
The broad mite,Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Acari: Tarsonemidae), is an important, and in some cases recent, pest of diverse crops in tropical and subtropical regions. Infested leaves become bronzedExpand
ITS2 sequences as barcodes for identifying and analyzing spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae)
The use of DNA barcodes, short DNA sequences from a standardized region of the genome, has recently been proposed as a tool to facilitate species identification and discovery. Here we show thatExpand
Mites for the control of pests in protected cultivation.
The production of crops under protected conditions is increasing worldwide. Owing to growing consumer demands for healthy and green produce, and intensifying pesticide resistance, non-chemicalExpand
Mites (Acari) as a factor in greenhouse management.
This review discusses the economically important pest mites (Acari) of greenhouses, aspects of their biology, and the acarine predators that attack them as well as various insect pests. GreenhouseExpand
Predator-prey dynamics and strategies for control of the red palm mite (Raoiella indica) (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in areas of invasion in the Neotropics.
The red Palm mite, Raoiella indica (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) invaded the new world around 2004 and is now reported from the Caribbean islands, Florida, USA and northern South America (Venezuela).Expand
Resurgences of spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) induced by synthetic pyrethroids
Causes of spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae) population resurgences consequent upon exposure to synthetic pyrethroid (SP) treatments are reviewed. Resurgences may be seen as soon as 1 week, or evenExpand
Novel anamorphic mite-associated fungi belonging to the Ustilaginomycetes: Meira geulakonigii gen. nov., sp. nov., Meira argovae sp. nov. and Acaromyces ingoldii gen. nov., sp. nov.
Three novel mite-associated basidiomycetous species are described in two new anamorph genera as Meira geulakonigii gen. nov., sp. nov. (type CBS 110052(T)=NRRL Y-27483(T)=AS 004(T)), Meira argovaeExpand
Life history and life tables of Rhizoglyphus robini Claparède (Acari: Astigmata: Acaridae)
R.r. est eleve au laboratoire sur trois regimes alimentaires et sous quatre regimes de temperature. On discute de l'effet combine de differents facteurs modifies par la nutrition, tels que la survie,Expand