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Noun1.Blissus - chinch bugsBlissus - chinch bugs        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Lygaeidae, Lygaeidae - lygaeid bugs
Blissus leucopterus, chinch bug - small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses
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In this study, we sought to investigate the indirect effect of 2 plant growth regulators on turf physiology and Blissus insularis Barber (Hemiptera: Blissidae) abundance in St.
Characterization of peroxidase changes in resistant and susceptible warm-season urfgrasses challenged by Blissus occiduus.
Blissus minutus (Blatchley) and Toonglasa umbrata (Distant): seldom-collected native chinch bugs (Hemiptera: Lygaeoidea: Blissidae) as colonists of the African bunchgrass Eragrostis curvula, and their association with other grasses in the southern United States.
(2007) to contain a large number of associate insects (e.g., 12 orders, 37 families, and 54 genera) at Lake Okeechobee, although some of these insects are considered pests (e.g., Blissus insularis Barber).
Infection of chinch bug, Blissus leucopterus leucopterus (Hemiptera: Lygaeidaea), adults by Beauveria bassiana (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) conidia in soil under controlled temperature and moisture conditions.
It has excellent mealybug [Tridiscus sporoli (Cockerell) or Trionymus spp.) and buffalograss mite [Eriophyes (Aceria) slykhuisi (Hall)] resistance, and high to moderate chinch bug (Blissus occiduus Barber) resistance (Heng-Moss et al., 2002).
Characterization of peroxidase changes in resistant and susceptible warm-season turf grasses challenged by Blissus occiduus.
Manejo integrado de plagas en maiz y sorgo con enfasis en Blissus spp.
Augustinegrass include susceptibility to the southern chinch-bug (Blissus insularis Barber) and high energy inputs of supplemental irrigation and mowing practices to maintain an attractive turfgrass sward (McCarty, 2003).
The southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis Barber, is considered the most damaging insect pest of this grass (Kerr 1966; Reinert & Kerr 1973; Reinert & Portier 1983; Crocker 1993).
Ademas, Blissus leucopterus Barber y Protonellus constrictus Stal (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) (Bruner et al.