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- Schmidt-Jeffris, Rebecca A.; Beers, Elizabeth H.
- Experimental & applied acarology 2016 v.68 no.2 pp. 173-182
- Aculus schlechtendali, etc ; Metaseiulus occidentalis; Tetranychidae; Typhlodromus; Zetzellia mali; acarology; apples; biodiversity; biological control; orchards; pesticides; pests; phenology; population; predatory mites; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Commercial orchards have acarine communities that are reduced in biological diversity compared to their undisturbed counterparts. Examining the phenology of an unsprayed orchard allows for the examination of non-pesticide factors that drive changes in populations. This study examined the mite community in a largely unsprayed research orchard in 2013–2014. The phytoseiids Galendromus flumenis (Chan ...