Sulfur can suppress mite predators in vineyards

  title={Sulfur can suppress mite predators in vineyards},
  author={Rachid Hanna and Frank G. Zalom and Lloyd Ted Wilson and George and Leavitt},
The Pacific spider mite, Tetranychus pacificus, and the Willamette spider mite, Eotetranychus willamettei, are the most common mite pests on grapevines in California. Although both mites can be found in vineyards, the Pacific spider mite is more prevalent in the hot interior valleys and causes economic damage at lower population densities than does the Willamette spider mite. The Willamette spider mite is also considered beneficial in some situations because it can be an important alternative… CONTINUE READING


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