bud mite

noun

Definition of bud mite

: any of a number of minute phytophagous mites that attack the young buds of plants and commonly cause failure of normal development of infested buds

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“Bud mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bud%20mite. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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