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Is this spider mite or some other pest

Posted by sandiego4s 10 (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 25, 13 at 0:45

Found these on the leaves of avocado, pomegranate, blueberry and several other plants. Are those spider mites or some other pest?

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RE: Is this spider mite or some other pest

Looks like mildew. Spider mites eat the chloraphyl turning leaves to a bronze color. Easily seen under a pocket microscope like the one sold by Radioshack for around $15.

RE: Is this spider mite or some other pest

  • Posted by mrclint z10SoCal Valley (My Page) on
    Thu, Sep 26, 13 at 23:29

The white threads tip off this as a whitefly infestation. Sometimes mold occurs from the honeydew left behind by the whiteflies. Good luck!

Here is a link that might be useful: Whiteflies

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