Spider Mite Control

///Spider Mite Control

Identification

-larvae are transparent and have 6 legs
-adults; yellow-green to dark red, two dark spots on back
-8 legs (arachnid, not insect), 0.75 mm long
-bright orange-red colour when entering diapause
-fine webbing on leaves in large infestations

Damage
-feeding on plant tissue and sap causing yellow speckling of the leaves distortion of young leaves and loss of chlorophyll leaf drop and shriveling of leaves much damage can be caused by small populations of spider mite