Spotting Mites in Couch Grass - Bayer Turf Management

Mites are microscopic, so you won't be able to see them. However, their presence can be detected by the way they make couch grass grow.

Mites in couch grass
Typical signs are:
  • Bunched up leaves 
  • Short internodes
  • Overall stunted growth
The recommended Bayer product for the control of mites is Tempo.

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Mites are microscopic, so you won't be able to see them. Jyri Kaapro Research Manager for Bayer CropScience, Australia. Based in NSW, he specialises in turf management and in particular the control of the weeds, insects and diseases that can have a negative impact on turf quality.

Spotting mites in couch grass