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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3
Pest management, Tetranychus telarius (L)*, Western Australia
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The red spider mite is very common pest of vegetables, garden plants and some types of fruit trees during summer. It should not be confused, however with the red-legged mite (Haloyydaeus destructor), which is such a serious pest of seedlings, but during winter season only.
Jenkins, C.F. H.
"The Red spider - Tetranychus telarius (L)*,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 4:
2, Article 4.
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