tobacco thrips

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Noun1.tobacco thrips - injurious to growing tobacco and peanuts
thrip, thripid, thrips - any of various small to minute sucking insects with narrow feathery wings if any; they feed on plant sap and many are destructive
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Temperature and precipitation affect seasonal patterns of dipersing tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, and onion thrips, Thrips tabaci (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) caught on sticky traps.
The Vidalia onion production region in Georgia, which consists of ~13,000 acres valued at $126,000,000 (Boatwright & McKissick 2009), is an unusual onion production region because the dominant species attacking onions has traditionally been tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca (Hinds) (Sparks et al.
COTTON IS ATTACKED by a range of insect pests, some of which are prevalent through the early portion of the growing cycle, such as tobacco thrips (Thrips tabaci Lindeman), tomato thrips [Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom)], the native budworm [Helicoverpa punctigera (Wallengren)], the cotton bollworm [H.

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