Hessian fly


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Hessian fly: sawfly
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for Hessian fly

small fly whose larvae damage wheat and other grains

References in periodicals archive ?
In latest years many NC fields have hurt extensive losses because of Hessian fly incursions.
Oviposition preferences of the Hessian fly and their consequences for the survival and reproductive potential of offspring.
Hessian fly and barley stem gall midge, two different species of Mayetiola (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Morocco.
The Hessian fly particularly is insidious because it can control the wheat plant's development.
On the basis of insect screening trials conducted at the University of Idaho using a collection containing the three primary biotypes found in the Pacific Northwest, Louise is heterogeneous (65%) for resistance to Hessian fly biotypes E, F, and GP.
tritici), partial resistance to the Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)], and superior dual purpose end-use quality for making noodle and bread products.
GP-804, PI 639732) with resistance to Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)] were released by the USDA-ARS, Fargo, ND, and the North Dakota State Agricultural Experiment Station, Fargo, ND, in 2004.
tritici) (data obtained from field observations in Nebraska, 2005), and Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor Say) (data provided by J.
Paul is susceptible to the Great Plains biotype of Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor Say), Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphisnoxia Mordvilko), and wheat stem sawfly (Cephus cinctus Nort.
Something poisonous in the saliva of Hessian fly larvae triggers a disastrous response in wheat plants.
This method of designating biotypes is similar to that used with the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor Say) that attacks wheat, Triticum aestivum L.
Japan has recently approved this safe, practical quarantine procedure, ensuring that Hessian fly can't sneak into the country in baled hay.
populations of the Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say), predominant biotypes GP, E, F, and O] is resistant based on replicated laboratory evaluations of Jerome using Hessian fly populations collected near Lewiston, ID (Ratcliffe et al.