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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2007), Grandevo was found to be lethal to the Southern green stink bug, sweet potato whitefly, diamond-back moth larvae, small hive beetle larvae, Western and Southern corn rootworm, and Colorado potato beetle larvae, but not to the mosquito Culex pipens, tobacco hornworm larvae, gypsy moth larvae, or Colorado potato beetle adults.
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.
As an alternative to these chemicals, the Monsanto Company developed a potato that contains a gene from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) to control the Colorado potato beetle and another gene to control the potato leaf roll virus spread by the aphids.
The NewLeaf potatoes are engineered to produce bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt, a common bacterium found in the soil and used as a pesticide to kill the dreaded Colorado potato beetle.
Development and survival of Podisus maculiventris (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), a predator of the Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).
The instructor got approval from the USDA in Washington and proposed that the students work on finding a solution in a problem with the delivery system of a potato beetle pesticide.
Dickens says no one had ever caught a Colorado potato beetle with a synthetic lure before.
Last year only 4 percent of the potato acreage in the United States was planted with Bt potatoes, so growers did not have to apply insecticides to control the Colorado potato beetle.
which protects it against the Colorado potato beetle.
These genetically engineered foods have been approved in Canada at least since 1994: insectresistant corn, high oleic acid canola, Glufosinate tolerant corn, Glyphosate Tolerant canola, Colorado Potato Beetle resistant potato etc.
Bt, a bacterial toxin meant to kill off the Colorado potato beetle, one of the potato's commonplace enemies in the growing fields of big agriculture.
ABACUS provides control of mites (including two-spotted spider mite, Pacific, strawberry, Carmine, and McDaniel spider mites, European red mite and citrus bud mite), certain leafhoppers, leafminers, and thrips, plus pear psylla and Colorado potato beetle.
The worst pest for me has been the Colorado potato beetle.
Forecasting - 3 chapters addressing remote sensing (actually more discussion of a simulation model than remote sensing), weather-based pest forecasting, and a forecasting model for Colorado potato beetle
The Colorado potato beetle is the single most damaging insect pest of potatoes in the eastern United States.