Definition of Spider mite

1. Noun. Web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees.

Exact synonyms: Tetranychid
Generic synonyms: Mite
Group relationships: Family Tetranychidae, Tetranychidae
Specialized synonyms: Panonychus Ulmi, Red Spider, Red Spider Mite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spider Mite

spider-webby
spider angioma
spider angiomas
spider brake
spider cancer
spider cell
spider crab
spider fern
spider finger
spider flower
spider goat
spider haemangioma
spider hole
spider lilies
spider lily
spider mite (current term)
spider mole
spider monkey
spider monkeys
spider nevus
spider orchid
spider pelvis
spider plant
spider strap
spider straps
spider telangiectasia
spider venoms
spider wasp
spider wasps
spider web

Literary usage of Spider mite

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1. Vegetable Forcing by Ralph Levi Watts (1917)
"Ewing has made a very thorough study of the spider mite, and we are indebted ... Those who are . especially interested in the spider mite should read Buj-1 ..."

2. Vegetable Forcing by Ralph Levi Watts (1917)
"Ewing has made a very thorough study of the spider mite, and we are indebted ... Those who are especially interested in the spider mite should read Bulletin ..."

3. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"Twospotted spider mite spider mites complete a generation in only one to three weeks, ... This short life cycle allows spider mite populations to build ..."

4. Management Guide for Low-Input Sustainable Apple Production by Lorraine P. Berkett (1994)
"Damage: Damage is similar to that caused by ERM. Figure 61: European red mite adults Figure 62: Twospotted spider mite adult ..."

5. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"For example, most spider mite species, such as twospotted spider mite, mature and reproduce fastest under warm, dry conditions. Drought conditions result in ..."

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