bean beetle


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Noun1.bean beetle - introduced into the United States from Mexicobean beetle - introduced into the United States from Mexico; feeds on the foliage of the bean plant
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
Epilachna, genus Epilachna - genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants
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The most common species in the lentil seeds samples of the five cultivars was the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica, followed by the large faba bean beetle the Bruchus rufimanus (Table 4).
Beck, he has developed the Bruchid bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus, as a model organism for inquiry-based undergraduate laboratories.
Investigation over forty years of the male-produced sex pheromone of the dried bean beetle (Acanthoscelides obtectus Say) illustrates the importance of GC-EAG detection.
Students in the experimental section were given a brief introduction to the bean beetle Callosobruchus maculatus, the model organism we chose to use in the inquiry lab.
My research took me to a picture of a Mexican bean beetle which looked devastatingly like a ladybug.
Mead 3:00 Break 3:15 THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON THE LIFESPAN OF ADULT BEAN BEETLES (CALLOSOBRUCHUS MACULATUS) **, Caroline Hanrahan *, Allison D'Costa and Mark Schlueter 3:30 THE EFFECT OF FOOD ON ADULT BEAN BEETLE (CALLOSOBRUCHUS MACULATUS) SURVIVAL: DOES FEEDING INCREASE ADULT LIFESPAN?
PI 417288 is a vegetable-type soybean, MG V, from Japan and is reported to have moderate resistance to Mexican bean beetle (Epilachna varivestis Mulsant) defoliation (Kraemer et al.
Second, third, fourth, and fifth instars of the spined soldier bug were reared on pesticide-fed Mexican bean beetle larvae to determine developmental times, mortality, survival, and any aberrant adult morphology.
To determine whether plant genotype can affect long-term herbivore population dynamics, we used a density manipulation experiment to compare the dynamics of Mexican bean beetle populations living on four genotypes of soybeans.
Here, our purpose is to determine if heritable variation exists for age-specific mortality in the bean beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus.
These include a fungal pathogen to control a rice weed; a soil microorganism to control plant crown gall; insect parasites to control Mexican bean beetle on soybeans, Colorado potato beetles on eggplants, and filth flies around poultry and livestock operations; and viral, bacterial, and fungal pathogens of other insect pests.
Bean beetle larvae feed and develop exclusively inside the seeds of legumes (Fabaceae).