thrip


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Related to thrip: Thysanoptera, Thunder flies
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Noun1.thrip - any of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if anythrip - any of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any; they feed on plant sap and many are destructive
thysanopter, thysanopteron, thysanopterous insect - an insect of the order Thysanoptera
Frankliniella fusca, tobacco thrips - injurious to growing tobacco and peanuts
onion louse, onion thrips, Thrips tobaci - injurious to onion plants and sometimes tobacco
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I want to see four dollars before goin' any further on th' thrip.
In Sindh, the growers of brassica crops face a lot of problems from insect pests, particularly whitefly, thrips, aphid and painted bug.
But for the thrip population, the results showed that at 7 days' spray, the organic insecticide controlled the insect.
This particular thrip is almost impossible to kill with even the most severe of our garden chemicals and a sister to the existing one would have been a disaster for the already declining Chrysanthemum industry.
First of all, the number of treatments necessary to reduce thrips populations is unclear.
Lady beetles, in both their adult and juvenile stages, are carnivorous eating aphids, scale, thrips, mealybugs and mites.
Thrips and mites also attack flowers and bolls in addition to leaf.
In a release issued by media liaison unit of Punjab agriculture department, experts said that Thrips is a tiny sucking pest and its attack turns leaf curly and leave a silver colour layer on part of the leaves.
Overproduction of cardamom, along with the thrips pest, which has affected 35% of production, are putting downward pressure on the price of the seed in Guatemala, reports Elperiodico.
Alan Alderman, by email A THRIPS and flea beetles could be eating holes in your gladioli leaves, though they usually go for brassicas.
Carol: Thrips and flea beetles could be eating holes in your gladioli leaves, though they usually go for brassicas.
RESEARCHERS AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY HAVE DEVELOPED A "DUAL RESISTANT" TOMATO that can deter thrips insects and the tomato spotted wilt virus that they carry.