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hand·pick

 (hănd′pĭk′)
tr.v. hand·picked, hand·pick·ing, hand·picks
1. To gather or pick by hand.
2. To select personally.

hand′picked′ adj.

hand•pick

(ˈhændˈpɪk)

v.t.
1. to pick by hand.
2. to select personally and with care.
[1825–35]
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Sharp-eyed handpicking and trapping can control many garden pests, but not every insect battle can be won with hand-to-hand combat.
on Page 62), and check the chart below to see if it will respond to no-spray options, such as handpicking.
Handpicking was highly rated as a control measure (87 percent success rate), followed by iron phosphate baits (86 percent) and diatomaceous earth (84 percent).
Artistic director Nancy Henderek haunts worldwide festivals, handpicking each piece to create her dance smorgasbord.
Most gardeners reported using handpicking as their primary defense, along with cleaning up infested plants at season's end to interrupt the squash bug life cycle.
CNA has also filed NLRB charges to overturn Tenet's agreement with SEIU/AFSCME as a violation of federal law by handpicking SEIU/AFSCME as the exclusive union for its employees and other violations.
Sharp-eyed handpicking and trapping can control many garden pests, but not even" insect battle can be won with hand-to-hand combat.