See an Odd Looking Critter With Red Legs in Wheat?

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Winter grain mite has been more noticeable than usual in some parts of our state this year. This pest seems to be cyclic and this is our year, unfortunately. A good relevant Virginia publication details identification and management options (click here).

Winter grain mite image from UC IPM ( Photo by Jack Kelly Clark.

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Photo of Dominic Reisig, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Dominic ReisigAssociate Professor and Extension Specialist (252) 793-4428 (Office) dominic_reisig@ncsu.eduEntomology & Plant Pathology - NC State University
Posted on Feb 27, 2017
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