rice weevil


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Related to rice weevil: Grain Weevil, Saw toothed grain beetle
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Noun1.Rice weevil - brown weevil that infests stored grain especially ricerice weevil - brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice
weevil - any of several families of mostly small beetles that feed on plants and plant products; especially snout beetles and seed beetles
genus Sitophylus, Sitophylus - a genus of Bruchidae
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The structural differentiation of rostrum in male and female adults of rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae was examined under the light and electron microscopes to understand its functional potential in infestation/ovipositional tactics.
mexicana against the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae Hustache (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae), and the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) (Abdul Majeed & Abidunnisa 2011).
They are normally grouped into two categories, for example rice weevil and lesser grain borer are known as 'internal feeders' as they feed within the kernel.
Abstract: The objective of the present study was to assess the efficacy of an indigenous isolate of Metarhizium anisopliae alone and with diatomaceous earth (DE) formulation against the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).
More than 60% of on-farm operations named the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus), and more than 20% indicated that they did not know the name of the insects (fig.
The mode of preventing the attacks of the rice weevil is not evident, it is a small beetle so tenacious of life and so capable of flourishing under different conditions, that Mr.
Comparitive evaluation of the harmful activity of the grain beetle, the wheat weevil and the rice weevil.
Fumigant toxicity of essential oils and their constituent compounds towards the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.
calandrae wasp can withstand much more malathion than one of its hosts, the rice weevil.
thapsus extracts were studied for insecticidal activity using red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum), its larvae and rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae) at doses 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, and 100 mg of extract.