Selected Miticides for Use on Ornamental Plants
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How to Cite

Stamps, Robert H., and Lance S. Osborne. 2009. “Selected Miticides for Use on Ornamental Plants: ENH1118/EP383, 4/2009”. EDIS 2009 (3). Gainesville, FL.


ENH1118, an 11-page fact sheet by Robert H. Stamps and Lance S. Osborne, provides an overview of the main mite pests of ornamental plants, detection, and control. Includes references and tables listing miticides and manufacturers/distributors. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, April 2009.


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