Longan Pest: Longan Erineum Mite

Scientific Name: Aceria longana Boczek & Knihinicki

Longan Erineum Mite is a carrier of Phytoplasma. The damaged leaf cluster has the peduncle in canopy shape with a short internode as a broom. The ruined flower will dry and fall. The remaining peduncle is brown and dried so it does not produce fruit or gives low yields.

Prevention and Elimination

  1. Prune and burn the branch and treetop.
  2. Spray Mitraz 300 cc. or Ozophrene 200 g. to prevent the epiphytotic (usage rate is per 200 ltr. of water).

 

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