The broad mite on lemons in southern California
Robert D. Brown, Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories
Vincent P. Jones, University of California
California Agriculture 37(7):21-22. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v037n07p21.
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In the fall of 1979, a new mite pest was found damaging lemon fruit in a grove near the city of Ventura. This mite was identified as the broad mite, Polyphago-tarsonemus latus (Banks).
Robert D. Brown, formerly Assistant Professor of Entomology, University of California, Riverside is now Research Fellow, Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Riverside, California; Vincent P. Jones is Research Assistant, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside.