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Effects of road dust on spider mites

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C. Fukushima, University of California
E. M. Stafford, University of California

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California Agriculture 23(4):10-10.

Published April 01, 1969

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Many field observations have caused speculation by both growers and researchers regarding the coincidence of higher spider mite populations on plants with foliage covered with fine road dust. This association occurs more commonly near roads or avenues which are heavily traveled. These investigations indicated that road dust alone did not stimulate or affect the mites in a manner which might result in higher populations.

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Effects of road dust on spider mites

C. Fukushima, E. M. Stafford
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Effects of road dust on spider mites

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Authors

C. Fukushima, University of California
E. M. Stafford, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 23(4):10-10.

Published April 01, 1969

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Many field observations have caused speculation by both growers and researchers regarding the coincidence of higher spider mite populations on plants with foliage covered with fine road dust. This association occurs more commonly near roads or avenues which are heavily traveled. These investigations indicated that road dust alone did not stimulate or affect the mites in a manner which might result in higher populations.

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