Anthonomus grandis


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Related to Anthonomus grandis: Cotton Boll Weevil
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Noun1.Anthonomus grandis - greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cottonAnthonomus grandis - greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton
weevil - any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
Anthonomus, genus Anthonomus - weevils destructive of cultivated plants
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The boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman 1843 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a serious pest of upland cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L.
In the case of Anthonomus grandis Boheman and other species of anthonomus, the focus is on differences in the tarsal claws (Agee 1964; Kovarik & Burke 1983).
El ISW para los insectos plagas fue significativamente mayor en algodon Bt con el metodo de planta entera, en tanto que la media poblacional de adultos de Anthonomus grandis (Boh.
What is the destructive cotton pest Anthonomus grandis better known as?
In typical agronomist/entomologist fashion, however, his were also the more scientific names like Anthonomus Grandis Grandis, Spodoptera Frugiperda and Erannis Tiliaria.
Las poblaciones de Anthonomus grandis Boheman son deficientemente controladas a traves de sus enemigos naturales, de modo que el control quimico es, por el momento, la herramienta mas efectiva contra esta plaga (Stadler & McKibben, 1997; Stadler, 1996).
Las especies consideradas como "plagas" incluyen: Trichapion godmani (Wagner), Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, Anthonomus eugenii Cano, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, Geraeus senilis (Gyllenhal) Nicentrites testaceipes (Champion), Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), Conotrachelus dimidiatus Champion.
lecheguana was observed hunting cotton boll weevil larvae, Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Soares & Lara 1994) and white coffee leaf miner larvae, Perileucoptera coffeella Guerin-Meneville (Lyonetiidae) (Parra et al.
1994) relatam que a densidade dos adultos de Anthonomus grandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) tendeu a ser mais concentrada nas bordas da cultura do algodoeiro (focos iniciais do bicudo).