potato beetle

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Synonyms for potato beetle

black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves

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Creamy, round Irish Cobbler, purple-skinned Caribe, and prolific Red Norland fall into this group, along with King Harry, which is resistant to Colorado potato beetles.
Control of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Say]) on potato under field conditions: A comparison of the efficacy of foliar application of two strains of Steinernema feltiae (Filipjev) and spraying with thiametoxam.
One reason the potato beetle is an interesting target for RNA sprays is that it's famous for becoming resistant to conventional insecticides.
Starvation induced stress and the susceptibilityof the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, to infection by Beauveria bassiana.
2002) (S)-3,7-Dimethyl-2-oxo-6-octene-1,3-diol: an aggregation pheromone of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say).
Control of the Colorado potato beetle is especially challenging because the beetle is notorious for its ability to adapt rapidly to new pesticides that are applied.
The scientists tested tobacco bio-oil against a wide variety of insect pests, including 11 different fungi, four bacteria, and the Colorado potato beetle, a major agricultural pest that is increasingly resistant to current insecticides.
Paris Green" was an arsenic paint pigment used to kill the Colorado Potato Beetle (and this reviewer is reminded of the "Fire Retardant Green" paint used on her own childhood farm) and while the supersized images of old and new ads are mostly orange perhaps it's that color's position opposite green on the color wheel that evokes a sickening feeling towards the final chapters.
However, growing potatoes is not easy, because they are preyed upon by a wide range of voracious and difficult-to-control pests, such as the Colorado potato beetle, virus-spreading aphids, nematodes, potato blight, and others.
In the two executions, a larger-than-life Colorado potato beetle and European corn borer invade the screen to get Web visitors to pay strict attention to features and benefits of FarmAssist.
NuLife potatoes are designed to include a chemical that kills the dreaded Colorado potato beetle.
RO: After talking to the scientists I understand how you can set yourself a problem--like how to breed a potato that's resistant to the Colorado potato beetle.
maculiven tris and the two-spotted stink bug, Perillus bioculatus (F), were equally effective in feeding on eggs and larvae of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say).
Research and create taxomony tables for humans (Homo sapiens), the potato (Solanum tuberosum), and the potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata).
Department of Agriculture project to improve a pesticide targeting the destructive potato beetle, a pest that damages potato crops across North America.