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Wheat Curl Mite

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wheat curl mite (wcm), Aceria tosichella, is the primary source for the spread of wheat streak mosaic virus (wsmV)... WCM survival and dispersal are the key factors influencing the spread of WSMV... The eggs must die off or hatch and, without a host, all WCM present will starve out and die over a 1-2 week period, depending on environmental conditions...
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