CISR: Persea Mites

CISR: Persea Mites

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

The Situation: Persea mite, Oligonychus perseae, was first described in 1975 from specimens collected from avocado foliage intercepted from Mexico at an El Paso, Texas, quarantine facility. Persea mite is native to Mexico and damages avocados in arid regions, a pest in the state of Michoacan where Hass avocado production is greatest. Persea mite has […]

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