Georgia FACES News Story: Thirsty plants and spider mites: Two reasons to pray for rain
Red spider mite (Tetranychus urticae)
By Frank M. Watson
University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
When it’s summertime in Georgia, hot and dry weather will cause stress to most plants. These conditions also help create another problem – spider mite damage.
Strong spider mill infest on a young lemon plant.