Control of two avocado mite pests
J. Blair Bailey, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside
Kirk N. Olsen, UC South Coast Field Station, Irvine
California Agriculture 44(2):31-32. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v044n02p31.
Several materials were tested for possible use when avocado brown mite and sixspotted mite populations build up, threatening to cause extensive leaf drop. Sulfur was effective against avocado brown mite. Others, at present unregistered for this use, were effective against both mites.
J. Blair Bailey is Extension Entomologist, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside; Kirk N. Olsen is Field Assistant, UC South Coast Field Station, Irvine.