potato beetle


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potato beetle

n.
The Colorado potato beetle.

potato beetle

n
(Animals) another name for the Colorado beetle
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Noun1.potato beetle - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leavespotato beetle - black-and-yellow beetle that feeds in adult and larval stages on potato leaves; originally of eastern Rocky Mountains; now worldwide
chrysomelid, leaf beetle - brightly colored beetle that feeds on plant leaves; larvae infest roots and stems
genus Leptinotarsa, Leptinotarsa - Colorado potato beetles
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Some Herbivores, like the Colorado potato beetle, spend the winter as adults in the soil near the plants on which they fed as larvae.
PEST AND DISEASE PREVENTION PROBLEM DESCRIPTION Colorado potato beetle Yellow-and-black-striped beetles (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) lay orange eggs on leaf undersides.
This is also known for the pests of other crops, for example a comparison of the efficacy of foliar application of two strains of Steinernema feltiae (Filipjev) and spraying with thiametoxam for control of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata [Say]) on potato was tested.
Though mulch may attract voles, which nibble the tubers, it does help keep the soil moist--a good defense against another important pest, the Colorado potato beetle.
Roger Wiegand, the company's CEO, says the company is also trying to kill insects that aren't as easily affected by RNA as the potato beetle.
instars of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) after 96 h with the application of B.
It is planted alongside potatoes to repel the Colorado potato beetle, with one study finding tansy reduced the beetle population by 60 to 100%.
Artem Sled of Kazakhstan has won The Best Innovative Product award in agriculture for technology of production of a preparation against Colorado potato beetle on the basis of entomopathogenic microorganisms.
4) as the male-produced aggregation pheromone of the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say), which is a major pest of potatoes, tomatoes and eggplants.
The bio-oil was tested against the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), 11 fungi, and 4 bacteria, all of which are agricultural pests.