Raspberry leaf and bud mite
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SymptomsPale yellow blotches appear on the leaf surface from May onwards. Dark green patches also appear on the undersides of the leaf. By mid-summer the foliage may be extensively blotched and leaves at the shoot tips become misshapen.
Unlike virus infections, which can be confused with a mite problem, no significant reduction in cane height or fruiting occurs. Yellow blotches caused by viruses are more angular and in the leaf veins.
Spot themThe mites are microscopic.
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