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insect whose female has a saw-like ovipositor for inserting eggs into the leaf or stem tissue of a host plant

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Pine sawfly viruses are mainly nucleopolyhedroviruses, which can infect the epithelial cells in the midgut of larvae, resulting in a loss of appetite of the parasites and eventually causing death (5).
Each autumn, females of the pinyon pine sawfly insert eggs into needles that had grown in that same year.
The Revision Sawfly continues to be the most widely issued military spectacle among NATO nations.
The chalky barrier helps protect apples from plum curculio, codling moth, apple maggot, apple sawfly and other pests, as well as from sunburn and heat stress.
Specific topics include the method of multiple working hypotheses, the causes and effects of periodic fluctuations in the numbers of animals, the components of predation as revealed by a study of small-mammal predation of the European pine sawfly, the marginal value theorem of optimal foraging, guidelines for authorship of scientific articles, and public attitudes toward a suburban deer herd.
World genera of the leaf-mining sawfly tribe Fenusini (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae).
Our very poor knowledge of the Symphyta of the winter-rainfall zone is explained by the restricted diversity of the sawfly fauna, the low abundance of these few taxa, and by the lack of field work so far specifically targeted on this group.
IN ADDITION, THE ARMY HAS TAKEN STEPS TO ADD LASER PROTECTION TO SOME APEL ITEMS, SUCH AS THE REVISION SAWFLY SPECTACLES AND THE REVISION DESERT LOCUST GOGGLES.
This number should increase, as Sawfly spectacles are being delivered to Austria, Portugal, India, Singapore.
Sawfly goggles provide protection certified to military requirements, with optically correct curved lenses for unrestricted FOV.
There are also some disease concerns and the sudden arrival of the grassy sawfly in the extreme southwest, but for the most part, there are no signs in mid-June of anything distressingly out of the ordinary.
Shrub willows are often severely fed upon by the willow sawfly, which is a small caterpillar with a big appetite.
Forest Management Ontaria 2006 2007 2008 Area defoliated by insects and 1 978 846 1 945 195 beetle-killed trees (hectares) Balsam fir sawfly Forest tent caterpillar 370 759 371494 Gypsy moth 10 350 31094 Jack pine budworm 740 116 536 051 Mountain pine beetle Spruce beetle Spruce budworm 797 206 849 045 Western spruce budworm Other insects 60 415 157 511 Area planted (hectares) 82 615 74 861 Area seeded (hectares) 19 855 33 079 Fire--area burned (hectares) 149 533 40 652 1314 Fires--number (number) 2 298 1 124 338 Forest area certified (hectares) 21 600 640 26 324 043 26 287 730 Harvest (area) (hectares) 211874 183 985 158 651 Harvest (volume) (cubic metres) 18 855 000 14 725 000 Source: http://canadaforests.