Deep Look

These Mites Rain Down To Save Your Strawberries

Season 8 Episode 2 | 4m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Two tiny mites duke it out on strawberry plants throughout California. One is a spider mite that sucks the juices out of the delicious crop and destroys it. The other, persimilis, is a crafty predator that growers drop by the thousands from high-tech drones to protect their fields.

Aired: 01/26/21

Rating: NR


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