Popillia japonica

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Noun1.Popillia japonica - small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern AsiaPopillia japonica - small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
genus Popillia, Popillia - a genus of Scarabaeidae
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Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): a mathematical model of oviposition in heterogeneous agroecosystems.
The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) was accidentally introduced onto the island of Terceira, marking the start of the insect's invasion.
Un ejemplo del uso de nematodos entomopatogenos, se dio con el aislamiento de Steinernema glaseri (Steiner, 1929) encontrado en la chisa Popillia japonica Newman, 1841 en Nueva Jersey, es el primer reporte de uso de entomopatogenos para el control de plagas (Glaser 1932); sin embargo, el desconocimiento de la interaccion de este nematodo con su bacteria simbionte produjo resultados desalentadores, resultando en la perdida de interes.
F values from ANOVA showing influence of endophyte infection and herbivory by Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) on perennial ryegrass, tall fescue, and dandelion performance parameters, and influence of endophyte infection in perennial ryegrass and tall fescue on Japanese beetle density and biomass in greenhouse monocultures of each plant species.
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, has recently become the primary insect pest of blueberries in Michigan.
We selected a generalist herbivore species, the Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman), to quantify dispersal behavior and rates of movement in monoculture vs intercropped soybean agroecosystems.
The Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica Newman) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae) is an invasive species that currently covers most of the eastern United States (NAPIS 2015).
The beetle, Popillia japonica, is by far the most destructive pest of ornamental and turf plants in the eastern United States, with more than $450 million spent each year to control it and replace damaged plants.