bean weevil

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Synonyms for bean weevil

larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans

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The influence of the bean weevil is felt significantly when there are two larvae per seed.
Inheritance of resistance to infestation with azuki bean weevil in Vigna sublobata and successful incorporation to V.
Comparative value of four arcelin variants in the development of dry bean lines resistant to the Mexican bean weevil.
Bean weevils, conclude the researchers, represent an unusually clear example of the evolutionary male-female arms race.
Genetic correlations among life history characters of adult females in the azuki bean weevil, Callosobruchus chinensis (L.
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But, in common bean, dominant and/or codominant biochemical and molecular markers are now available to screen, not only for several agronomic traits, but also for resistance to the Mexican bean weevil (MBW; Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman) (Cardona et al.
Nonrandom association between host choice and fitness in bean weevil (Acanthoscelides obtectus).
In contrast, the researchers report, arcelin is highly toxic to bean weevil larvae.
UI 114' at a concentration of 10% repelled the bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman (Colepotera: Bruchidae) (Cortez-Rocha et al.
Some species parasitize the eggs of cosmopolitan insect pests such as the bean weevil Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say), and the cowpea weevils Callosobruchus maculatus F.
He whooped with joy as he emptied cockroaches on to the kitchen worktops, released bean weevils into food jars, mice into the living room, flies into the air.
If you suspect bean weevils or other insects may be present in your stored beans or peas, keep the sealed containers in the freezer.