Lace bug in Macadamias.
Lace bug is a major pest in the macadamia industry, particularly in the Northern Rivers. It reproduces quickly and destroys productive flowers.
Pest monitoring in orchards is critical for determining necessity and timing of crop protection measures. This picture was taken through a microscope, it shows a very young lace bug nymph. If weather conditions are warm, it will be reproducing within 14 days.
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