Grapevines, pomegranate, persimmon, avocado, cotton, roses, and myrtle.
This specie of thrips is somewhat sluggish in comparison to other members of the Thripidae family. Adults are brown to black in color, while nymphs are a bright red color and live in scattered colonies on leaves surfaces.
The symptoms are caused by thrips feeding on different plant parts and result in the formation of silvery patches on leaves and fruits.
Monitoring: Scout your field on a weekly basis to catch infestations in initial stages and prevent damages.
The following are pesticides used in one or more parts of the world: dimethoate and bifenthrin.
*Names marked in red are considered to be highly poisonous to beneficial insects.
*Names marked in green are considered to be organic and IPM (integrated pest management) compatible.