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Synonyms for grub

Synonyms for grub

to break, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example) with or as if with a tool

to do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work

one who works or toils tirelessly

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informal terms for a meal

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a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects

ask for and get free

search about busily

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The weevils, small white grubs, feast on the roots and at this time of year with high temperatures and regular watering, plants can produce enough new roots to keep leaf and flowers alive and apparently healthy.
Golf Association, ARS researchers set out to find a better way to battle the white grub.
I HAVE found a C-shaped, white grub with brown head and tiny legs in a border that I recently cut out of the lawn.
White grub feeding habits vary depending on the species.
I tied on a small white grub and caught a perch, the largest fish of the episode, to demonstrate its effectiveness.
Each hatches into a small white grub that feeds on algae, soil organic matter and plant roots.
All YieldGard Plus corn hybrids will be sold with a seed treatment to offer broad-spectrum control of secondary insect pests such as wireworm, white grub, early flea beetle, and seed corn maggot.
In addition, Poncho 1250 provides protection against cutworm, wireworm, white grub, chinch bug and flea beetle equal to or superior to any soil-applied insecticide.
Structure and composition of the white grub complex (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in agroecological systems of northern Cauca, Colombia.
Effects of spring imidacloprid application for white grub control on parasitism of Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) by Tiphia vernalis (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae).
The insecticidal crystal protein produced by the patented Bt gene (CryIIIB3) controls the corn rootworm and white grub by arresting these insects' digestive activities after they eat the protein on crops that have been either treated with the Bt product or genetically engineered to express the Bt protein.
As we strive to chemically manage them, we will attain a measure of control on the other so called white grubs.
Adult vine weevil eat the leaves, the white grubs feed on the roots causing plants to wilt.
Grandevo is an advanced broad-spectrum bioinsecticide that offers protection against chewing and sucking insects and mites including Asian citrus psyllid, armyworms and other pest caterpillars, whiteflies, leaf miners, pepper weevil, peach twig borer, thrips, mites, Lygus bug, mealybugs, and white grubs.
More serious is the damage caused by vine weevil larvae, fat white grubs which develop in the compost and feed on the roots, eventually causing the death of the plant.