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an insect that strips the leaves from plants

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New record of Trichospilus diatraeae as parasitoid of the eucalypt defoliator Thyrinteina arnobia in Brazil.
Leucothyreus femoratus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): feeding and behavioral activities as an oil palm defoliator.
Another invention at Hughs's lab, a two-row prototype thermal defoliator, offers hot air as an alternative to chemicals for removing cotton leaves before harvest.
A major defoliator of spruce, larch, and fir forests in its native Siberia, "the moth is probably one of Russia's top three pests in economic damage," he says.
Parasitism rate and viability of Trichogramma maxacalii (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) parasitoid of the Eucalptus defoliator Euselasia apison (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae), on eggs of Anagasta kuehniella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae).
Here, we report the occurrence of a defoliator, loopers hitherto not recorded on litchi in India that necessitates continuous surveillance and attention of researchers.
The knowledge of the population dynamics and estimation of species richness are important strategies for monitoring defoliator lepidopterans of eucalyptus.
Two types of refuge have opposite effects on the size of larval aggregations in a tropical defoliator.
8, 70 [+ or -] 9% RH and 12:12 h L:D to obtain adults of this lepidopteran defoliator.
1-6) has emerged as a major defoliator of roses in Meghalaya causing about 80-85% damage to wild and cultivated rose plants.
Thyrinteina arnobia (Stoll, 1782) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) defoliates native Myrtaceae and it has been reported in eucalypt plantations with population outbreaks as the most important defoliator of this culture in Brazil (Bernardino et al.