Exp Appl Acarol 2019 Apr 15;77(4):571-582. Epub 2019 May 15.
Aerial Application Technology Research Unit, USDA-ARS, 3103 F and B Road, College Station, TX, 77845, USA.
The Banks grass mite, Oligonychus pratensis (Banks), and two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch, are important chelicerae herbivores on irrigated corn in Kansas, USA. They cause loss of foliage, stalk breakage, kernel shrinkage and yield loss. Aerial application methods were evaluated to control spider mites in a commercial corn field in August, 2017, near Hoxie, Kansas. Read More