Hey! are you coming to the party? Oh yes definitely I have visited that place before, it’s awesome and a great spot the whole place will be available for us to party, eat, have fun and chill. I am excited to reach the venue, meet you there at night Bye!
This is the conversation between mites and the party is held at poor farmer’s farm.
A mite is teeny-weeny and itty-bitty yet catastrophic. Mites, along with ticks, are small arthropods belonging to the class Arachnida. In soil ecosystems, mites are favored by high organic matter content and by moist conditions, wherein they actively engage in the fragmentation and mixing of organic matter.
Mites are among the most diverse and successful group of all the invertebrate groups. They have exploited an incredible array of habitats, and because of their small size (most are microscopic), they go largely unnoticed. Mites occupy a wide range of ecological niches.
Termite colonies eat nonstop, 24 hours a day, seven days a week! This results in up to $ 2 billion damage in every year.
Most mites are difficult to see clearly without magnification. However, their movement across a surface can sometimes be detected. Some species of plant-feeding mites produce webbing and silk like the spider mites. They also can cause discoloration of leaves and eventually leaf drop. Other mites like the clover mite can easily be seen due to their bright red colouration.
Spider mites are less than 1 millimeter (0.04 in) in size and vary in color. They lay small, spherical, initially transparent eggs and many species spin silk webbing to help protect the colony from predators, they get the “spider” part of their common name from this webbing.
Hot, dry conditions are often associated with population build-up of spider mites. Under optimal conditions (approximately 80 °F or 27 °C), the two-spotted spider mite can hatch in as little as 3 days, and become sexually mature in as little as 5 days. One female can lay up to 20 eggs per day and can live for 2 to 4 weeks, laying hundreds of eggs. This accelerated reproductive rate allows spider mite populations to adapt quickly to resist pesticides, so chemical control methods can become somewhat ineffectual when the same pesticide is used over a prolonged period.
Thus the quick reproductive cycle of spider mites accelerates the number of mites attacking the field, farm, crops.
Spider mites generally live on the undersides of leaves of the plants, where they may spin protective silk webs, and can cause damage by puncturing the plant cells to feed. Spider mites are known to feed on several hundred species of plants. They attack a wide range of plants, including peppers, tomatoes, potatoes, beans, corn, strawberries, etc.This leads to a vast amount of damage to the crops, farmer, nation, and economy.
So getting rid of spider mites is of top priority in an infestation. In the world of horticulture there are mites and then there are spider mites, or what we can call the two-spotted mite.
Warm, dry temperatures make the perfect climate for the spider mites reproductive cycle, which leaves plants susceptible not only to drought but also to the mite’s tenacious appetite.
The natural method of protection from mites like the application of Neem oil, insecticidal oil, may provide control when combined with a suitable surfactant and diluted with water but a continuous repeated application is required therefore it is not that resistant to mites.
Acaricides, Insecticides, Miticides are applied to crops to control spider mites. The disadvantage associated with this includes toxicity, and the resistance to all the mite species even the useful ones are resisted.
Pesticides don’t work on the mites as they have adapted to them. Using a pesticide will only kill off the beneficial bugs that eat spider mites, which will only make the spider mite infestation worse.
Spider mite damage can not only make a plant look unsightly, it can even kill the plant.
It is important to use such a product which would not damage the crop yet keep way the insects and mites. A product which is non-hazardous, non- carcinogenic, non-toxic.
ARE SUCH PRODUCTS AVAILABLE??
GOOD NEWS IS, YES THEY ARE AVAILABLE!!
It is made from a combination of green practices and best of chemistry to give an environmentally safe product. It is being used worldwide for a myriad of applications.
Termirepel™ does not kill but only keeps away the insect by making use of sensory mechanisms. Aggressive species are further deterred from attacking by advanced mechanisms like aversion, feeding deterrents, mating disruption, reproduction cycle inhibition, growth impairment and chemo sterilization thus modifying their response towards the Termirepel™ containing products resulting in them staying away from the application.
The active life of Termirepel™ ranges from 5-40 years and it is on an average
found to be effective for 15 years. Since Termirepel™ is designed to averse effectively and not kill the insects, it doesn’t harm the target as well as the non-target species in any way. It is RoHS, RoHS2, REACH compliant and FIFRA exempted.
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