Water-Stressed Trees and Mite Attacks


Did you know that water-stressed trees are more susceptible to mite attacks?


This may occur when early season temperatures are higher than normal, resulting in a condition known as “water stress” that the farmer may not even be aware of!

It could also be the result of insufficient irrigation during a hot season, or implementation of RDI (Regulated Deficit Irrigation) techniques without constantly monitoring tree status and their stress levels.


In all these cases, a monitoring system that prevents water stress can decrease the tree’s- susceptibility to mite attacks, improve tree’s health and their yield, while reducing the need for pesticide applications.


Water-Stressed Trees and Mite Attacks


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