Red-legged earth mite, lucerne flea, Pastures, Western Australia
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THE red-legged earth mite and the lucerne flea are the two most important pasture pests of Western Australia.
They commonly retard the establishment of new pastures by causing serious damage to pasture legume seedlings and in some seasons can damage cereal crops.
This article describes the pests and gives current recommended control measures.
Jenkins, Clee Francis Howard
"The red-legged earth mite and the lucerne flea [Replaced by Farmnote 67/86],"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5
, Article 2.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss5/2