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Western flower thrips

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Thrips damage is distinguished from spider mite damage by the appearance of liquid faecal deposits, which cause dark green speckling, whereas spider mites produce black granules... Very few western flower thrips, which are resistant to most insecticides, are required to spread tomato spotted wilt virus... Using soft pesticides against other pests may conserve other thrips species which, by competing with western flower thrips, may slow the latter's population growth...
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