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.
Video: Mite vs mite—Farmers airdrop pest-munching predators into strawberry fields to protect their crops
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