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Ontario researchers crack spider mite DNA

Nov. 25, 2011 -A research team at the University of Western Ontario in London, has charted the genetic code of the spider mite, a pest that can attack more than 150 crops and plants, and is said to be responsible for as much as $1.0 billion in damage each year. Of row crops, the spider mite hits soybeans the hardest, with corn also a targeted plant.     READ MORE


November 25, 2011
By London Free Press/Canoe