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Synonyms for tetranychid

web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees

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Abou-Setta MM, Childers CC (1987) A modified leaf arena technique for rearing Phytoseiid or Tetranychid mite for biological studies.
ulmi, phytoseiid and tetranychid mites respectively, used in functional response experiments were collected from apple leaves in Valdivia (39[degrees]47'S, 73[degrees]13'W) [X.
The Acari are only represented by the seven tetranychid spider mites whose patterns of association Arachnid order Uropygi Social trait Araneae Amblypygi Schizomida Association past 2nd instar, 8, 29 for 1-2 additional instars Association part-way through 3, 24 development Association up to sexual 6 Dd, 21; n = 1 maturity Associate past sexual 1, 29 Pm, 21; n = 1 maturity-multiple adults Table 2.
Though the ample literature is available on infestation of Tetranychid mites on agricultural crops, commercial cash crops, fruit yielding and other tree species, but very little work could be done on loss assessment.
Comparison of feeding damage caused by four Tetranychid mite species on gas exchange rates of almond leaves.
In spite of this, tetranychid spider mites appear to be well adapted to cotton plants and are severe pests of cotton in agricultural fields (Wilson et al.
However, we judged from the literature that the tydeid mite Metapronematus leucohippeus, like other Pronematinae, is likely to consume phytophagous eriophyoid and tetranychid mites as well as fungi (Knop and Hoy, 1983; Laing and Knop, 1983).
It has been collected simultaneously with other tetranychid mites, which tend to thrive on the abaxial surface.
Species presence and density of tetranychid and phytoseiid mites in unsprayed and sprayed apple orchards in Northern Israel.
Quantitative production and processing of Tetranychid mites for large-scale testing or predator production.
Predatory mite species are also favoured by tetranychid species which spin low amounts of web (McMurtry and Croft 1997; Vantornhout et al.
The tetranychid, Mononychellus planki (McGregor), was the species most frequently collected in all sampled areas (Table 3).