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Noun1.Anomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plantsAnomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetles
Anomala orientalis, Asiatic beetle, Oriental beetle - introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
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Martin A (1991) Short-and long-term effects of the endogeic earthworm Millsonia anomala (Omodeo)(Megascolecidae, Oligochaeta) of tropical savannas, on soil organic matter.
Insecticidal activity of an entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema kushidai (Nematoda: Steinernematidae), against Anomala cuprea (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) larvae under different soil moisture conditions.
Chlanidota (Paranotoficula) anomala, a new subgenus and species of Buccinulidae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda) from the South Shetland Islands.
Inhibition of the growth of grain-storage molds in vitro by the yeast Piehia anomala (Hansen) Kurtzman.
Comments: Rich in oligopeptides from Pichia anomala yeast, Unflamagy1 regulates communication between senescent cells and their environment to limit the phenomenon of <Inflammaging>.
The fungus, Ochroconis anomala, is staining the ancient art on the walls of Lascaux Cave in France.
Tomorrow's orchards of almonds, pistachios, and walnuts might be sprayed with fine mists of a beneficial yeast, Pichia anomala.
L'esempio piu notevole di questi casi limite e Dead Certainties di Simon Schama in cui e l'autore stesso, nell'introduzione, a dichiarare la finalita sperimentale e, dunque, anomala del testo, precisando che le storie in esso contenute sono "works of the imagination, not scholarship" a cui si addice l'etichetta di "historical novellas" (Schama 320, 322).
Several of the strains showed strong inhibitory activity against the moulds Aspergillus fumigatues, Aspergillus nidulans and Penicillium anomala and against the yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa.
However, since you are getting very little sunshine, I would recommend Hydrangea anomala petiolaris, the climbing hydrangea which is self-clinging and bears white lace-cape flowers in summer.