Winter Grain Mite: A Fall and Winter Pest of Cereals and Grasses in Oregon

Brian Tuck, Mylen Bohle, Amy J. Dreves and Glenn Fisher
EM 8976 | Published March 2009, Reviewed 2021


Describes winter grain mite (Penthaleus major), a pest of grass and cereal crops in the Pacific Northwest: its appearance, hosts, and life history and how to scout for and control the pest.

About the authors

Glenn Fisher
Extension entomologist
Oregon State University

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