Boxwood (Buxus)-Boxwood spider mite

Eurytetranychus buxi

Pest description and damage The adult is around 0.015 inch in length, and a greenish to brown mite. Their feeding causes small whitish, yellowish, or bronze streaks that look like pin point stippling on the upper leaf surface. Heavy infestations can cause premature leaf drop. Damage is common throughout the Willamette Valley and in the hotter, drier areas of the PNW.

For biology, life history, monitoring and management

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Management-chemical control

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