Rose Red spider mite

Rose Red spider mite: Tetranychus cinnabarinusT. urticae

Symptoms of damage:

  • Feed on the undersurface of leaves and are found covered with silken webs.
  • Yellow spots appear on the upper surface and leaves turn reddish due to feeding.
  • Affected leaves finally wither.
  • Growth and flower production are adversely affected.

Identification of the pest:

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

Management:

  • Spray dicofol 2 ml (or) wettable sulphur 2g/lit.

 

 

Source-

  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal