fleahopper

fleahopper

(ˈfliːˌhɒpə)
n
(Animals) either of two varieties of small, jumping insects which feed on crops and garden plants. The two main varieties are the garden fleahopper Halticus bractatus and the cotton fleahopper Pseudatomoscelis seriatus
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Adult vial bioassay of insecticidal toxicity against cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Hemiptera: Miridae).
This spring, the Del Mar College sophomore is part of a team using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to measure the populations of pests like the verde plant bug and cotton fleahopper and produce data that helps farmers maximize their crop yield.
Impact of the striped lynx spider (Araneae: Oxyopidae) and other natural enemies on the cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) in Texas cotton.
Foraging by selected spider predators on the cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera, Miridae) and other prey.
The nectariless trait reduces damage from insect pests such as fleahopper [Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter)], plant bug (Lygus spp), bollworm [Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)], tobacco budworm [Heliothis virescens (F.
In addition, an unidentified species of fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) causes a speckled bleaching pattern on the leaves.
Laboratory and greenhouse studies by BIRU scientists, including entomologists Shoil Greenberg and Randy Coleman, have shown that the spiders also prey on other cotton pests, including the cotton fleahopper, Pseudomatoscelis seriatus, and the cotton plant bug, Creontiades signatus.
GP-790, PI 635878), was developed by the Cotton Improvement Laboratory, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station (TAES) and released in 2004 as part of an ongoing effort to create glabrous germplasm and cultivars with improved yield potential, fiber quality, and resistance to fleahopper [Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter)] and silverleaf whitefly [Bemesis argentifolli (Perring and Bellows)].
fleahopper [Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter)], boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis Boheman), tobacco budworm [Heliothis virescens (F.
Frego bract has been shown to convey resistance to the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis grandis Boheman, but also conveys greater sensitivity to the fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter).
Indole-acetic acid and the ethylene precursor, ACC, in the cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) and their role in cotton square abscission.
cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter); boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman; tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens (F.