Jasmine eriophyid mite

Jasmine eriophyid mite:  Aceria jasmini

Symptoms of damage:

  • This is mainly seen in mullai jasmine
  • Mite – felt-like hairy out growth (erineum) on the surface of the leaves, tender stem and flower buds.
  • Growth of plant becomes stunted and flower production is also affected.

Identification of the pest:

  • Female is cylindrical vermiform with two pairs of leg
  • Measures about 150- 160 µ long and 44µ thick.


  • Remove and destroy the affected parts.
  • Spray dicofol 18.5 EC 3ml/l or wettable sulphur 50WP 5g/lit
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