plant bug

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Related to plant bug: Miridae, tarnished plant bug, Capsid bug
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Synonyms for plant bug

small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices

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Transform is an insecticide with a new class of chemistry and a unique mode of action that controls sucking-and-piercing insects, such as tarnished plant bugs, aphids and fleahoppers.
Boll damage by southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) caused on transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis cotton.
Knowing when plant bugs enter and break diapause and being able to predict when they begin to prepare for overwintering will allow growers to apply insecticides more efficiently.
Two new genera to accommodate two North American plant bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae).
The aim of the present investigation was to study the effects of some pesticides, such as abamectin, pirimicarb and spirodiclofen on biological parameters and predation of the predaceous plant bug Deraeocoris lutescens Schilling, under laboratory conditions.
They are undertaking an enormous project, called the Planetary Biodiversity Inventory (PBI), to create a database of information about 10,000 species of plant bugs.
Temperature-dependent life history of the green plant bug, Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dur) (Heteroptera: Miridae).
The bad news is that cotton still faces a serious threat from the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus.
The pest is the Capsid Bug that comes under a number of different names, including the Common Green Capsid and the Tarnished Plant Bug.
In 2004, the three lines were more resistant to tarnished plant bug [Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)] than the susceptible frego-bract check and equal to the check cultivars.
2008), and an adventive Asian plant bug, Stethoconus praefectus (Distant) (Heteroptera: Miridae) (Henry et al.
students (Dimitri Forero, Katrina Menard, Nik Tatarnic), and a multitude of support staff to work on the phylogenetics of the monophyletic plant bug subfamilies Orthotylinae and Phylinae and document their host plant associations.
Laboratory and greenhouse studies by BIRU scientists, including entomologists Shoil Greenberg and Randy Coleman, have shown that the spiders also prey on other cotton pests, including the cotton fleahopper, Pseudomatoscelis seriatus, and the cotton plant bug, Creontiades signatus.
Anther damage by tarnished plant bug [Linus lineolarus (Palisot de Beauvois)] to Arkot 9111 in 2004 was significantly less than damage found in two frego bract checks and equal to damage in PSC 355 and 'SG 105'.