bean weevil


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Noun1.Bean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beansbean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans
seed beetle, seed weevil - a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes
Acanthoscelides, genus Acanthoscelides - a genus of Bruchidae
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Control potential of three hymenopteran parasitoid species against the bean weevil in stored beans: the effect of adult parasitoid nutrition on longevity and progeny production.
broad bean weevil cannot reproduce and cannot develop in seed storage systems [17].
Grossi De Sa MF, Mukov TE, Ishimoto M, Colucci G, Bateman KS and MJ Chrispeels Molecular characterisation of a bean alpha-amylase of the mexican bean weevil Zabrotes subfasciatus.
My broad beans hardly grew during those dry days and were consistently nibbled by the prowling pea and bean weevil.
Intraspecific variation in bionomic characters of the Mexican bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus.
1983) speculated that factors other than seed size and weight were responsible for resistance in small seeded and uncultivated bean accessions to the bean weevil, Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say), and Mexican bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
A product called Garlic Barrier can be sprayed on pest prone plants and it will help to discourage a wide range of pests including red-spider mite, shrine, whitefly, aphids, cabbage root fly, caterpillars, cutworm, flea beetle, carrot fly, lettuce root aphid, black bean aphid, pea and bean weevil and a host more.
ADRIENNE SAYS: This is the classic symptom of pea and bean weevil.
Therefore, four types of laboratory populations of the bean weevil have been established: those selected at high (K) and low (r) larval densities as well as those in which selection was imposed on either early (Y) or late (O) reproductive success.
The bean weevil Zabrotes subfasciatus Boheman (in warm tropical and subtropical environments) and Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say) (in cool and temperate environments) cause severe losses when dry beans are not properly stored.
The battle of the sexes turns out to be a literal description of the domestic life of the bean weevil, say British researchers.