Jasmine Red spider mite

Jasmine Red spider mite: Tetranychus cinnabarinus

Symptoms of damage:

  • Feed on the undersurface of leaves and covered with silken webs.
  • Result of feeding, yellow spots appear on the upper surface and turn reddish.
  • Affected leaves finally wither away.
  • Growth and flower production are adversely affected.

Identification of the pest:

  • Nymphs and adults are red in colour.
  • Eggs are laid on the ventral surface of the leaves, whitish and spherical shape.


  • Remove and destroy the affected parts.
  • Spray dicofol 18.5 EC 1.5ml/l or wettable sulphur 50WP 2g/lit.



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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