Definition of Rust mite

1. Noun. Any of several varieties of mite that burrow into plants and cause a reddish-brown discoloration on the leaves or fruit.

Generic synonyms: Mite



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rust Mite

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russety
russias
russificatory
russified
russifies
russify
russifying
russophobia
russula
rust
rust-free
rust fungi
rust fungus
rust inhibitor
rust mite (current term)
rust off
rustable
rustbelt
rustbelts
rustbucket
rustbuckets
rusted
rustenburgite
rustful
rustic
rustical
rusticality
rustically
rusticalness

Literary usage of Rust mite

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1. Florida Fruits and how Raise Them by Helen Garnie Warner (1886)
"THE rust mite.* Discoloration of the Fruit. The brownish discoloration of the rind of oranges, familiarly known as "rust," has, since the production of this ..."

2. Florida Fruits and how Raise Them by Helen Garnie Warner (1886)
"THE rust mite.* Discoloration of the Fruit. The brownish discoloration of the rind of oranges, familiarly known as "rust," has, since the production of this ..."

3. Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology by United States Bureau of Entomology, Nathan Banks, Samuel Henshaw (1895)
"... 106—attacks of the mite always followed by rust ;—development of rust subsequent to the departure of the mites;—description of the rust-mite, 107—growth ..."

4. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The rust-mite is just visible to the unaided eye, is rather elongate and ... Orange rust-mite: Mites injure the foliage by sucking oils from the cells and ..."

5. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The Rust-mite or Silver-mite * According to Watson, the rust-mite is, in Florida, ... It was imported into California from Florida. The rust-mite ..."

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