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an insect that strips the leaves from plants

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Dendroecological analysis of defoliator outbreaks on Nothofagus pumilio and their relation to climate variability in the Patagonian Andes.
These defoliators attack the leaves resulting in extensive leaf perforations and debudding leading to reduction in yield.
Procurement Insect Defoliators Combating Stereonichus Fraxin - Fastaci 10 Ec or Equivalent = Quantity: 95 Liters
Effects of drought stress and nutrient availability on dry matter allocation, phenolic glycosides and rapid induced resistance of poplar to two lymantriid defoliators.
Ants and other predators reduced the infestation of Eunica bechina Talbot 1928 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) and Edessa rufomarginata (De Geer, 1773) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), Prodiplosis floricola Felt 1907 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), petiole gall insects (Flymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) (Freitas and Oliveira 1996; Oliveira 1997), and beetle defoliators (Leite et al.
Phytochemical profile and evaluation of insecticidal efficacy of Calotropis procera against defoliators.
One section deals exclusively with a variety of insect types such as social bees, seed-sucking and sap-sucking insects, defoliators, fruit flies, and predatory beetles.
Given chemical detectors and people-sniffers, defoliators and biological weapons, infrared radar and electronic communication by satellite, not to mention, as once conceived by Mr.
2006), where the specific mode of feeding even among defoliators can be important on whether herbivory reduces injured leaf Pn (Peterson et al.
Despite the presence of very high quantities of essential oils in eucalyptus foliage, many insect defoliators have developed ways to handle them.
This transposes to DEFOLIATORS, the plural of a word with an obvious enough meaning: one that defoliates (W3).
Among other previously reported defoliators, two new species attacking the crop were identified: Pseudautomeris irene (Cramer 1779) and Pseudodirphia agis (Cramer 1775) (Saturniidae).
Like any agricultural crop, bananas have potential crop losses due to insect defoliators, insects infesting fruit, nematodes, disease (black Sigatoka) and weeds.
1993a) especially leaf cutting ants, and Coleoptera and Lepidoptera defoliators (Zanuncio et al.