The association of Tarsonemus mites (Acari: Heterostigmata) with different apple developmental stages and apple core rot diseases
Ueckermann, Edward Albert
Van der Walt, Lené
Spotts, Robert A.
Smit, Francois J.
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Tarsonemidae | apple core rot | ecology | vectors
Information on the role of mites in the genus Tarsonemus Canestrini and Fanzago, 1876 in the epidemiology of apple core rots (wet and dry) is limited. The aims of this study were to (1) assess the effect of different apple developmental stages (buds, blossoms, 4-cm diam...