SPIDER MITES
Pest and Disease

SPIDER MITES

Spider mites or red spider mites are common pest problems on many plants. Many crops are host to spider mites; cassava, okra, papaya,  bele,  tomato, sweet potato, eggplant, beans, taro, cucumber, squash, other cucurbits, many ornamentals, and weeds are also hosts. Spider mites are a type of arachnid, but they are not insects, relatives of…