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greenbug

(ˈɡriːnˌbʌɡ)
n
(Animals) an aphid, Schizaphis graminum, that is found in North America and that is destructive to several grains

green•bug

(ˈgrinˌbʌg)

n.
a pale green aphid, Schizaphis graminum, of North America, destructive of grains and alfalfa.
[1705–15]
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description and results of a new greenhouse technique for evaluating tolerance of small grains to the greenbug.
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Dean Kindler in Stillwater, Oklahoma, are cooperating with researchers at Oklahoma State (OSU) and Texas A&M Universities to quickly, accurately, and cheaply map greenbug infestations on wheat fields over entire regions.
Greenbug Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Homoptera: Aphididae) were not observed on any of the cultivars on any of the plantings.
Based on cooperative evaluations through the USDA Regional Testing Program, Hatcher is susceptible to both Wheat streak mosaic virus and Barley yellow dwarf virus, heterogeneous for resistance to the Great Plains biotype of Hessian fly [Mayetiola destructor (Say)], and susceptible to greenbug [Schizaphis graminum (Rondani)].
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Today, in collaboration with an independent antibody-producing facility at Oklahoma State University, Greenstone is developing monoclonal antibodies to detect the remains of three major cereal aphids - the greenbug, Russian wheat aphid, and corn leaf aphid.
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