Red spider mite

Red spider mite: Tetranychus spp

Symptoms of damage:

  • Affected leaves become reddish brown and bronzy
  • Severe infestation larvae silken webbing on the leaves, wither and dry
  • Flower and fruit formation affected

Identification of pest:

  • Eggs: Hyaline, globular laid in mass
  • Nymphs: Yellowish in colour
  • Adult: Red coloured small sized


  • Spray wettable sulphur 50 WP 2g/lit or dicofol 18.5 EC 2.5 ml/lit



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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