Which predatory mite can control both a dominant mite pest, Tetranychus urticae, and a latent mite pest, Eotetranychus asiaticus, on strawberry?

@article{Osakabe2004WhichPM,
  title={Which predatory mite can control both a dominant mite pest, Tetranychus urticae, and a latent mite pest, Eotetranychus asiaticus, on strawberry?},
  author={Mh. Osakabe},
  journal={Experimental \& Applied Acarology},
  year={2004},
  volume={26},
  pages={219-230}
}
  • M. Osakabe
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Experimental & Applied Acarology
After biological control of Tetranychus urticae using Phytoseiulus persimilis, a latent mite pest, Eotetranychus asiaticus, was found on strawberries growing in a plastic greenhouse in western Japan. To determine whether the release ofP. persimilis, an exotic natural enemy of T.urticae, enhanced the occurrence of the latent pest, the efficiency of P. persimilis in controlling E.asiaticus was compared with the efficiency of two indigenous phytoseiid mites, Amblyseius californicus and A… 

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