Grapes, pomegranate, and citrus
Flat red mites is a species of tiny mites that feed on the underside of leaves and are regarded as a pest of low agricultural significance. When flat red mites feed on leaves, the leaves redden and turn darker. Flat red mites normally do not cause significant damage to the crops, although at a very high infestation levels, necrosis might develop and foliage may dry up.
Monitor: It is easier and more cost effective to overcome infestations and successfully eliminate infestation during the initial stage. Make a routine of monitoring the crop regularly and searching plants for the above signs.
The following are insecticides used in one or more parts of the world: denpyroximate, spirodiclofen, and bifenazate.
Neem oil and mineral oil can be applied.
*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.