bulb mite

bulb mite

n
(Plant Pathology) a widespread mite, Rhizaglophus eclinops, that tunnels in the bulbs of lilies and other plants
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A new record of bulb mite, Rhizoglyphus setosus Manson, (Acarina: Acaridae) from Taiwan.
He said the nemesis of the Narcissus family is the bulb mite.
To control bulb mites, often associated with bulb rot, use a hot water treatment.