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frass

 (frăs)
n.
Debris or excrement produced by insects.

[German, feed, result of eating, insect damage, from Middle High German vrâz, from Old High German frāz, from frezzan, to eat; see ed- in Indo-European roots.]

frass

(fræs)
n
(Biology) excrement or other refuse left by insects and insect larvae
[C19: from German, from fressen to devour]
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Additionally, presence of exuvia and frass suggest that the moths are emerging late summer or early fall.
at 45-46; See also LYNN SCARLETT, ARTHUR FRASS, Richard MORGENSTERN & TIMOTHY MURPHY, RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE DISCUSSION PAPER 10-64, MANAGING ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE MMS AND OTHER AGENCIES 8-10 (2011) (describing deficiencies in MMS practices as compared to other agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Aviation Agency).
The base BIT and PMBs were subjected to the following conventional BIT tests according to standards: penetration test (HRN EN 1426), ring and ball technique to determine the softening point temperature (HRN EN 1427) and the Frass breaking point test (HRN EN 12593/01).
0018) times as likely to occur in pitchers without Exyra frass as it is to occur in pitchers with frass.
Lastly, we will examine excreted frass for the presence of carotenoids.
In 1985, Disney revived the iconic character of Dorothy Gale in Return To Oz, based on two novels by Frass nk L Baum.
Fahd Frass, the executive manager of Yemeni Dreams Tourism and Travel Agency, also blames the government for her flagging financial state.
Sanitation and fumigation are among methods now used to control the pest, which causes harm directly, by feeding on grains and other edible stored goods, and indirectly, by leaving behind bits of cocoon, frass, and other debris.
Sawdust-like materials, called frass on the ground and the branches
It is orange frass that you find near the base of the tree when borers are at work, not the grubs themselves.
Homeopath and author Dana Ullman, MPH, and Michael Frass, MD, a professor of medicine at Medical University of Vienna (Austria), wrote a 2010 review of homeopathic research that targeted respiratory allergies.