The predatory mite Typhlodromus pyri (Acari: Phytoseiidae) causes feeding scars on leaves and fruits of apple

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Typhlodromus pyri Scheuten (Acari: Phytoseiidae) is the most important predator of Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acari: Tetranychidae) in orchards and vineyards. It was recently found that adult T. pyri females cause microscopic scars on apple leaves. The present laboratory experiments were carried out to confirm the production of scars on apple leaves and to… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:APPA.0000029965.47111.f3

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@article{engonca2004ThePM, title={The predatory mite Typhlodromus pyri (Acari: Phytoseiidae) causes feeding scars on leaves and fruits of apple}, author={Çetin Şengonca and Imtiaz Ali Khan and Peter Blaeser}, journal={Experimental & Applied Acarology}, year={2004}, volume={33}, pages={45-53} }