Raspberry leaf and bud mite
Yellow blotches on the foliage of raspberries can be caused by a tiny sap-sucking mite that lives on the underside of leaves. Despite appearances plants with this mite usually produce a worthwhile crop of fruit.
Latin name Phyllocoptes gracilis
Plants affected Raspberry
Main symptoms Pale yellow blotches on upper leaf surface. Some leaf distortion on upper parts of canes
Caused by A microscopic mite that sucks sap from the underside of the leaves
Timing Late May-September
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