skeletonizer


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skeletonizer

(ˈskɛlɪtəˌnaɪzə) or

skeletoniser

n
(Animals) any of numerous insect species that reduce leaves to a skeleton
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On grapes, GWSS treatments also control the variegated leafhopper and western grapeleaf skeletonizer.
A: The arborists here think that perhaps you are seeing the damage caused by a leaf roller or oak leaf skeletonizer.
We do not have glassy-winged sharpshooter in the county, and variegated sharpshooter and grape leaf skeletonizer have not been seen for a few years.
BIRCH-LEAF SKELETONIZER (a small moth which attacks birch leaves; Webster's Second)
However, in the summer of 2002 the Western grapeleaf skeletonizer was found on ornamental plants for the first time in Western Colorado.
There was a survey on irrigation trends, an article on controlling grapeleaf skeletonizer and a look at towable harvesters.
Particularly in the San Joaquin Valley and the low desert, watch backs of leaves in spring and summer for egg clusters and blue-, black-, and yellow-striped larvae of the grape leaf skeletonizer.
Studies on optimal management of lepidopteran pests (western grape leaf skeletonizer and omnivorous leaf roller) focused on effective compilation of pest monitoring data.
Test Rates Controls of Skeletonizer (western grapeleaf skeletonizer)", by Mssrs.
The growers employed sound, integrated pest and disease management strategies and prevented potential mildew, leafhopper, grape leaf skeletonizer, etc.
Predators and parasites thrived; Grape leaf skeletonizer and leafhoppers bowed to their attacks.
Control of powdery mildew and mite outbreaks, as well as skeletonizer and leafhoppers, were the major disease and pest problems.