bean weevil


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Noun1.Bean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beansbean weevil - larvae live in and feed on growing or stored beans
seed beetle, seed weevil - a small beetle that infests the seeds of legumes
Acanthoscelides, genus Acanthoscelides - a genus of Bruchidae
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Control potential of three hymenopteran parasitoid species against the bean weevil in stored beans: the effect of adult parasitoid nutrition on longevity and progeny production.
Thus, unlike to polyvoltine bruchids like Acanthoscelides obtectus SAY and Callosobruchus maculatus (F.), broad bean weevil cannot reproduce and cannot develop in seed storage systems [17].
"And they'll eat anything, including each other!" He was impressed by the bean weevil's breeding rate too, explaining that two of the randy blighters could fill a house in a few months.
[22.] Grossi De Sa MF, Mukov TE, Ishimoto M, Colucci G, Bateman KS and MJ Chrispeels Molecular characterisation of a bean alpha-amylase of the mexican bean weevil Zabrotes subfasciatus.
The canker's in the parsnips Bean weevil's in the beans.
My broad beans hardly grew during those dry days and were consistently nibbled by the prowling pea and bean weevil.
Intraspecific variation in bionomic characters of the Mexican bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus.
(1983) speculated that factors other than seed size and weight were responsible for resistance in small seeded and uncultivated bean accessions to the bean weevil, Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say), and Mexican bean weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Bruchidae).
A product called Garlic Barrier can be sprayed on pest prone plants and it will help to discourage a wide range of pests including red-spider mite, shrine, whitefly, aphids, cabbage root fly, caterpillars, cutworm, flea beetle, carrot fly, lettuce root aphid, black bean aphid, pea and bean weevil and a host more.
ADRIENNE SAYS: This is the classic symptom of pea and bean weevil. The small, brown, snouted beetles may be seen falling to the ground when the plants are disturbed.
Since there is a significant shortage of adequate experimental information concerning comparative analysis of the outcomes of density-dependent and age-specific selection, we perform such a study on the bean weevil, Acanthoscelides obtectus.