Ash Flower Gall Mites?

Answer Ash flower gall mites are microscopic organisms that sneak into the flowers of their host even before those flowers begin to fully bloom. The plant reacts to their presence by building a unique str... Read More »

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Oak Gall Mites?

Also called itch mites, the miniscule pest known as an oak gall mite causes itchy pimples on human skin that can irritate an individual for as long as two weeks. The insect carries no known disease... Read More »

Gall Mites?

Emerging from bark crevices in the spring, female gall mites make their way to the flowers and leaves of a plant, where they discover packets of sperm left behind by male mites. Fertilizing themsel... Read More »

Do you ever start looking around your house thinking of dust mites, all the mites in your bed......?

When I first saw this science show about dust mites and how they look under a microscope it really did freak me out. We drop all of these dead skin cells and that's what they eat. How disgusting! ... Read More »

What deciduous tree has waxy pink flower with blue ball in the center of the flower also has 5-point star shaped white flower?