A new pomegranate pest for Turkey; Pomegranate false spidermite, Tenuipalpus punicae Pirtchard and Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae)

İsmail DÖKER, Cengiz KAZAK, Kamil KARUT
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Abstract


In this study, the pomegranate false spider mite Tenuipalpus punicae Pirtchard and Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) collected from pomegranate growing areas of Adana province is determined for the first record for Turkish mite fauna. Some information related to world distribution, damage, biology and control of this pest are presented in the paper.

Keywords


Pomegranate false spidermite, Tenuipalpidae, fauna, Turkey

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