rust mites on orange trees - Knowledgebase Question

Crete, IL (Zone 5A)
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Question by ken69399
November 19, 2005
I have six orange trees in Florida and can't seem to stop rust mites. The trees produce well but the looks of the fruit is terrible. How can I control the rust mites?

Answer from NGA
November 19, 2005
To control rust mites, spray with wettable sulfur or micronized sulfur, in amounts and with the frequency as indicated on the package label. You can spray from November through April, as new populations emerge. Best wishes with your citrus!

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