citrus rust mite


Definition of citrus rust mite

: a rust mite (Phyllocoptruta oleivorus) that is especially destructive to growing fruits, causing a russeting of oranges and a silvering of lemons by its feeding

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“Citrus rust mite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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