Control options for mites in fruit crops

There are many pesticides to control mites but their performance varies. This table will help you select the right product for your needs.

Mites can be significant pests of fruit crops.  There is an array of miticides available for control of the European red mite (ERM), two-spotted spider mite (TSSM) and rust mites (RM)(apple and pear rust mites, pear blister mite, plum nursery mite, blueberry bud mite), but their performance characteristics are not all alike. This table is designed to summarize several key variables that can help you determine which miticides are optimal for your Integrated Pest Management program.

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