Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture researchers think more mites could help growers get more blackberries to market

Rebecca Morris
February 27 2019 - 2:30pm
Mites: TIA researchers think more mites could help growers get more blackberries to market. Picture: Supplied
Mites: TIA researchers think more mites could help growers get more blackberries to market. Picture: Supplied

Redberry mites cause blackberries to ripen unevenly, typically creating a berry that is half-black and half-red. This damage can drastically reduce the number of first grade blackberries growers produce. 

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Rebecca Morris

Rebecca Morris

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