volume 97, issue 4, P447-451 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0073-47212007000400014
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. Spatial distribution and sampling plan for Calacarus heveae (Acari) on rubber trees. Calacarus heveae Feres, 1992 (Eriophyidae) is a mite described from specimens collected on rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis, Euphorbiaceae) in the northwest region of the state of São Paulo. This mite prefers the adaxial face of the folioles which it can turn dry, yellowish and brownish; it can also cause leaf fall. The aim of this work was to analyze the distribution of C. heveae on rubber trees, to select the most …

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