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There are several good websites with useful information on broad mites.
NC State University's Department of Entomology Insect Note: Cyclamen mite and broad mite This site has one of the most comprehensive fact sheets on broad mites, their biology and management and some very nice images.
University of Florida IFAS Extension: Broad Mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks) (Arachnida: Acarina: Tarsonemidae. Another very comprehensive site with good damage images and information from UF is Broad Mite.
Michigan State University Diagnostic Facts: Broad Mites: The Microscopic Menace. Very nice images of the mites and damage.
Midwest Biological Control News: Broad
Mite Control on Greenhouse Peppers with Predatory Mite. Information
on biological control of broad mites.
University of Connecticut: Managing Cyclamen mites and broad mites in the Greenhouse.
University of Minnesota Center for Urban Ecology and Sustainability: Broad mites
The Systematic Entomology Laboratory and the Electron Microscopy Unit, USDA/ARS: "Broad Mites" Tarsonemidae. Cool images. A very nice photo of the male mite carrying the female!
Texas A&M University: Greenhouse mites and their management. This site covers several types of mites. It has some useful approaches to chemical management although some pesticide recommendations may have changed since it was posted.
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