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Eriophyes dimocarpi

Eriophyes dimocarpi

The saliva of the mite Eriophyes dimocarpi is toxic to the the longan tree and causes the signature curled, malformed leaves of the affliction called witches’ broom. (Photo credit: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management)

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