Updated: September 15, 2021
Broad Mites Found in Maryland Caneberries
About two weeks ago I heard some reports of possible damage caused by broad mites Polyphagotarsonemus latus in caneberries in the mid-Atlantic region. So I ventured out and looked at several raspberry and blackberry growing operations in Maryland. I found one farm with a light to moderate infestation of broad mites in their raspberries. This operation was relatively small consisting of a little more than a ¼ acre or so of caneberries.