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red spider

n.
A spider mite. Also called red spider mite.

red spider

n
(Animals) the red spider mite. See spider mite

spi′der mite`


n.
any of numerous, variously colored, web-spinning mites of the family Tetranychidae, many of which are pests of garden plants and fruit trees.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red spider - small web-spinning mitered spider - small web-spinning mite; a serious orchard pest
spider mite, tetranychid - web-spinning mite that attacks garden plants and fruit trees
genus Panonychus, Panonychus - a genus of Tetranychidae
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Contract notice: Canvassing red spider - identity and access management.
KEEP an eye out for pests, such as red spider mite, and order biological controls where necessary.
Although nettles are looked |upon as a weed by gardeners, they are a favourite egg laying plant for ladybirds and by leaving a patch of nettles to develop in your garden, you will be helping them to increase their numbers; Ladybirds are great for the |garden as they, and their larvae, will eat aphids, red spider mites, whitefly and other pests; Nettle aphids provide an early |food source for woodland birds, such as the Great Tit and Blue Tit, which have learnt to exploit the garden habitat; Later in the year, the nettle |patch can provide food for the caterpillars of the Small Tortoiseshell, Comma and Peacock butterflies, as well as the beautiful Red Admiral; At any time, the nettle foliage |can be cut down and submerged in water to make a free and totally organic liquid plant food.
The toddler was wearing his red Spider Man costume and was last seen playing with his sister in the yard before when he went missing.
Keep an eye out for pests, such as red spider mite, and use biological controls where necessary.
So is the glasshouse red spider mite, which causes mottled appearances and leaf loss in ornamentals and edibles such as pepper, cucumber and tomato.
The red spider mite, Tetranychus marianae McGregor (Acari: Tetranychidae), is a severe pest on vegetables and ornamental plants in the Mariana Islands (Reddy et al.
The worst of these are probably red spider mite and aphids For red spider mite vigilance is the key especially in greenhouses and conservatories.
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This followed a directive by the Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Takru to the Chief Managing Directors of public sector banks and LIC to take immediate action following the Cobrapost, Red Spider 2 expose which was released on Monday.
On Monday, it unveiled ' Operation Red Spider 2': an investigation featuring sting operations conducted on officials of 23 banks and insurance companies.