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cotton stainer

n.
Any of various small, flat, red and black insects of the genus Dysdercus that pierce cotton bolls and stain the fibers.
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cotton stainer

n
(Animals) any of various heteropterous insects of the genus Dysdercus: serious pests of cotton, piercing and staining the cotton bolls: family Pyrrhocoridae
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cot′ton stain`er


n.
any of several large red and black bugs of the genus Dysdercus that puncture oranges and cotton bolls and discolor cotton fiber.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.cotton stainer - a true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cottoncotton stainer - a true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cotton
heteropterous insect - true bugs: insects whose forewings are membranous but have leathery tips
Dysdercus, genus Dysdercus - a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it
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Keeping in view the existing situation on cotton crop like sever outbreak of sucking insect pests complex on cotton especially the cotton whitefly with other secondary insects such as cotton stainer and dusky cotton bug on Bt cotton, CLCuV disease infection, indiscriminant application of insecticides which lead insect resistance problems, pollutions and health hazards.
The Cotton stainer (Dysdercus koenigii): an emerging serious threat for cotton crop in Pakistan.
ISLAMABAD, January 23, 2012 (Frontier Star): Cotton Commissioner Dr.Khaild Abdullah has said that Cotton stainer was a future threat to Pakistan because when a cropping system is shifted to a better one or new crop introduced may lead to a serious problem.
The meeting of agriculture scientists, assembled here from across the country, would discuss land preparation techniques for cotton crop, suitable application of fertilizers and water, enemy pests including Mealy Bug, Dusky Bug, Red Cotton Stainer, CLCV, developing new cotton varieties, problems confronting the cotton crop and possible solutions.
Effect of Host Plant on Survivability, Development and Reproductive Potential of Cotton Stainer Bug Dysdercus koenigii (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae).
Cotton stainers and their relatives (Pyrrhocoroidea: Pyrrhocoridae and Laegidae).
Cotton stainer, Dysdercus koenigii (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae) was reared using four rearing methods including cylindrical perforated plastic bottles (CPPB), cotton seeds in soil (CSS), cotton seeds without soil (CSWS) and integrated rearing technique (IRT) at Lab.
The shortest longevity value (2.33 days) of cotton stainer was observed in CSS method.
Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae strains as potential biocontrol agents of the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus and the cotton stainer Dysdercus peruvianus.
The cotton stainer, Dysdercus koenigii F., (Hemiptera: PyrrhCoridae), dusky cotton bug, Oxycarenus spp.
A cotton stainer species Dysdercus evanescens Distant is redescribed in detail with special reference to its metathoracic scent auricle, male genitalia including inflated aedeagus and female genitalia including spermatheca.