citrus bud mite

noun

Definition of citrus bud mite

: a widely distributed eriophyid mite (Aceria sheldoni) feeding on new growth and flower buds of citrus and especially destructive to the lemon in California

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“Citrus bud mite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citrus%20bud%20mite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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