Leaf hopper


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(Zool.) any small jumping hemipterous insect of the genus Tettigonia, and allied genera. They live upon the leaves and twigs of plants. See Live hopper.

See also: Leaf

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Jujube is attacked by different insect pests including; Leaf roller, Hairy caterpillar, Jujube beetle, leaf hopper, Jassid and Thrip [6, 7].
(2012) also found that imidacloprid was most effective in controlling the jassid and potato leaf hopper populations.
Gerritsen explains potato plants' main pests and his favorite tips for coping with them: The three big pests in the United States are the Colorado potato beetle, the potato leaf hopper and the potato flea beetle.
Here again the institute is claiming medicinal value, with "recent scientific evidence" suggesting that "nicotine and nicotine like compounds may slow or ameliorate the symptoms of certain diseases like Tourette's syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Ulcerative colitis [a bowel disease] and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)." It also created a pesticide--successfully testing its ability to control paddy pests such as brown plant hopper and green leaf hopper. However as nicotine sulphate is now banned within India as a pesticide over health concerns.
A few years ago I got into my car in the driveway, and observed a leaf hopper on the outside of the windshield in front of me.
"If there are any pests, they'll be in that sentinel yellow row." The grower can then treat just the yellow row, as needed, or occasionally the whole field "if the pests are flying insects or move by leaping, as the leaf hopper does."
A severe drought this year and the voracious Asian two-spotted leaf hopper are hurting the current crop.
The pooled data (2013-14 and 2014-15) showed that the population of leaf hopper before initiation of spray was uniform with the range of 13.34 to 13.49 per leaf (Table 2).
Key words: Chemical control, toxicity, insecticide rotation, organophosphates, predators, transgenic, Bt cotton, cotton leaf hopper, fibre characteristics of cotton spray regimes.
In case of moderately resistant (MR) rice genotypes for tungro and leaf hopper vector, all the genotypes expressed tungro resistance with a score of (3 or 5).
The leaf hopper Amrasca devastans (Dist.) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) is a key pest of cotton in the Indo-Pak subcontinent (Ahmad 1999).