cankerworm


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green caterpillar of a geometrid moth

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Similarly, White and Whitham (2002) found that both cankerworm densities and defoliation rates on cottonwoods decreased as a function of distance from box elder, the worm's preferred host.
Corruption has been described (by those who claim they hate it) as a cankerworm that is destructive to every known progressive move to realize development in African setting.
The finding indicates that Nigerian lecturers play a significant role in perpetuating this cankerworm referred to as examination malpractice irrespective of sex and whether they work in a public or private university.
Colonial orchards were particularly susceptible to attacks by such insects, and, in the case of the cankerworm, which first appeared in 1666, had to be constantly defended against" (154).
pini, Lasiocampidae), as well as the green Scotch pine caterpillar or cankerworm (Buparius piniara, Geometridae), eat the leaves of conifers, and the caterpillars of some leafroller moths eat the buds on the young shoots.
In this study we document associational susceptibility among hosts of the fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria).
Selective factors affecting clonal variation in the fall cankerworm Alsophila pometaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).
Ismagilova, not only called on political associations, trade unions, cultural groups and other organizations to take the appropriate steps to thwart the cankerworm of tribalism, but also called upon the governments of independent African countries to promulgate legislation aimed at combating and assuaging this phenomenon.
That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten.
The Constitution of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel For the Recovery of Public Property is the last ditch effort of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to fight the cankerworm known as corruption, which has deeply eaten into the fabric of Nigerian society,' he stated.
Early in the experiment, the entire research area experienced an outbreak of fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometana Harris), and site 3 experienced especially severe herbivory.
The role of parthenogenesis and female aptery in microgeographic, ecological adaptation in the fall cankerworm, Alsophila pometaria Harris (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).
Adaptation to host plants in the fall cankerworm (Alsophila pometaria) and its bearing on the evolution of host affiliation in phytophagous insects.
The cleric who described corruption as cankerworm that has eaten deep into all strata of our society, said the involvement of both political class and non-political class was the major challenge anti-graft fight in the country.