New Factsheet: Bermudagrass Mites

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A new factsheet was released to the Extension Resource Database on bermudagrass mites.

Bermudagrass mites are tiny, worm-like arachnids present in the soil that can occasionally cause damage to turfgrass. Prevalence of bermudagrass mite damage has increased over recent years, likely a result of the use of more narrow-spectrum products, and changes in irrigation practices. Damage is, as far as we know, specific to bermudagrass and thus, is more prevalent in the southern United States.

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Bermudagrass Mites

Similar to zoysiagrass mites, bermudagrass (Eriophyes cynodoniensis) mites are tiny, worm-like arachnids present in the soil that can occasionally cause damage to turfgrass. They are generally white or cream-colored and …

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