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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He said the nemesis of the Narcissus family is the bulb mite. The bulb fly is another arch-enemy.
Biology, ecology, and management of the bulb mites of the genus Rhizoglyphus (Acari: Acaridae).
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