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Mites of Greenhouses: Identification, Biology and Control

By: Zhi-Qiang Zhang

244 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #130081 | ISBN: 085199590X
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £65.00 $80/€73 approx

About this book

Mites are major pests of greenhouse crops and cause significant economic impact. This book describes the biology, identification and control of such mites. Topics covered include: introduction to the Acari; keys to orders, families and selected species; collecting, rearing and studying mites; pest mites and their control; beneficial mites in biological control.


Greenhouses, plants and mites; introduction to acari; methods and techniques; spider mites; false spider mites; tarsonemid mites; eriophyoid mites; acarid mites.

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