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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Acarine pests of citrus: overview and non-chemical control
Abstract The mites that feed on citrus, which belong to the families Tetranychidae, Tenuipalpidae and Eriophyidae, along with a single species in the Tarsonemidae, are listed and ranked according toExpand
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The predator guild associated withAceria litchii (Acari: Eriophyidae) in Australia and China
Lychees were surveyed in Queensland, Australia and in Guangdong Province and Hainan Island China, for natural enemies of the lychee erinose mite,Aceria litchii (Keifer), one of the most serious pestsExpand
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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
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Asymmetric reproductive interference between two closely related spider mites: Tetranychus urticae and T. turkestani (Acari: Tetranychidae)
Tetranychus turkestani Ugarov and Nikolskii and Tetranychus urticae Koch RF (red form) (Acari: Tetranychidae) are closely related species. Previously, the two species were found in separateExpand
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