chinch bug

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Synonyms for chinch bug

small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses

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Survival of different life stages of the southern chinch bug (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) following insecticidal applications.
The chinch bug was one of the country's worst pests up until the 1900's," says ARS entomologist Frank M.
Use a chinch bug chemical control agent if necessary.
Chinch Bug Killer with Arena controls a number of damaging turf pests and kills chinch bugs before they do damage to your turfgrass.
These previous studies provided information on the biology of the parasite, but did not provide a large scale survey of the overall distribution or parasitism rates of the parasite in chinch bug populations in Florida.
A review of host resistance in turfgrasses to insects and acarines with emphasis on the southern chinch bug, pp.
8220;Throughout the year, we have received an increased number of reports of chinch bug and rodent infestations.
Major insect pests occurring on canola stands during 2000-01 cropping season included cabbage seedpod weevil, false chinch bug, flea beetles, thrips, cabbage seedling maggot, aphids, and diamondback moth (Table 2).
In addition, Poncho 1250 provides protection against cutworm, wireworm, white grub, chinch bug and flea beetle equal to or superior to any soil-applied insecticide.
If you've spotted the signs of a chinch bug infestation, including patches of yellowed or brown grass in the sunlight, it's important that you seek professional help before the damage spreads.
This study is the first to show southern chinch bug resistance to the latter 3 insecticides.
Yes, there are also May beetles, June beetles and chinch bugs, but let us focus on those from Asia.
Hoping against hope that we would get some timely showers and that a severe 10-minute hail storm wouldn't destroy the vital crop; that grasshoppers wouldn't be as bad as last year; that chinch bugs wouldn't eat everything into the ground as they had in the past, and that the hot dry winds of August wouldn't cause our crop to roll up and die.
Navarro and his team managed to come up with a repellent for a wide variety of insects by isolating the natural chemicals used by some plants, such as soybean that repels chinch bugs, or celery that repels cabbage moths.