Molt: To shed a cuticle or exoskeleton during a growth phase.

Molt: To cast or shed the feathers, skin, or the like, that will be replaced by a new growth. In snakes, molting refers to “shedding the skin”. …

Spider Mites on Grapes

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Phil Mulder, Oklahoma State University

Spider mite infestation on underside of leaf. Photo by David Gent, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 

Symptoms and Monitoring

Feeding from spider mites may cause early-season discoloration (i.e., yellowing and bronzing) …

Patty Skinkis, Oregon State University

Dr. Patty Skinkis is the Viticulture Extension Specialist and Associate Professor at Oregon State University. Through her Extension program, she develops various programs to meet the needs of the statewide wine grape industry in Oregon. Patty has a Ph.D. in …