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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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As there is no record of infection induced by entomopathogenic fungi in white grubs (Melolonthidae) in Brazil, the objective of this study is to evaluate the capacity of O.
Historically, control measures for white grubs have depended mainly on persistent chemicals, but because of concerns regarding safety and environmental contamination, other forms of control such as biological control have been proposed (3).
scarabaei (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae, Steinernematidae) against 12 white grub species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
Golf courses are especially susceptible to white grubs because the highly groomed grass is a virtual smorgasbord for the insects, Klein explains.
Some years environmental conditions are so unfavorable for white grub species that insecticides do not need to be used at all.
The Japanese beetle here is a white grub in the ground causing extensive root damage and is easily controlled (though not cheaply) with Milky Spore disease and nematodes, as well as a lot of more powerful pesticides.
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.
I tied on a small white grub and caught a perch, the largest fish of the episode, to demonstrate its effectiveness.
White grub feeding habits vary depending on the species.
Each hatches into a small white grub that feeds on algae, soil organic matter and plant roots.
Effects of spring imidacloprid application for white grub control on parasitism of Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) by Tiphia vernalis (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae).
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.
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.