Wheat Curl Mite: Wheat Seeds as Source of Infestation
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- December 12, 2022
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The wheat curl mite (WCM) is one of the most significant pests affecting wheat production globally. WCM are microscopic arthropods about 0. 2 mm long. Besides wheat, several other grass species are also infested by WCM-including the cereal crops corn, barley, oat, rye, pearl millet, as well as cultivated (i. e., pasture) and non-cultivated grasses. (3 pages)
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