leaf roller


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leaf roller

or leaf·roll·er (lēf′rō′lər)
n.
Any of various moths whose larvae make nests of rolled leaves and silk and are pests of many crops and ornamental plants.
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Noun1.leaf roller - moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silkleaf roller - moth whose larvae form nests by rolling and tying leaves with spun silk
tortricid, tortricid moth - any of numerous small moths having lightly fringed wings; larvae are leaf rollers or live in fruits and galls
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However, the occurrence of Jujube leaf roller Ancylis sativa (Liu) is a major threat to reduce the production of fruits, ultimately causing tremendous economic loss to the growers.
Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenee (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), commonly known as rice leaf folder or rice leaf roller, is an important pest of rice paddies and is widely distributed throughout Asia (e.g., India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China, Korea, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia; Hill 1983).
"Past episodes have affected tree foliage and the two main causal agents were the defoliating caterpillars of the leaf roller moth and the powdery mildew fungus.
A: The arborists here think that perhaps you are seeing the damage caused by a leaf roller or oak leaf skeletonizer.
A pre-diapause arrested development period in the red-banded leaf roller, Argyrotaenia velutinana.
Entomologists Dr Renkang Peng and Dr Keith Christian found that green ants, while harmlessly feeding on the nectar of young cashew nuts, also protect their food resource against several serious pests, including the tea mosquito bug, mango tip borer, fruit spotting bug, leaf roller and green bug.
* Studies on optimal management of lepidopteran pests (western grape leaf skeletonizer and omnivorous leaf roller) focused on effective compilation of pest monitoring data.
Among all the foliage insect pests Leaf roller (Ancylis sativa; Synclera univocalis Wlk), Hairy caterpillar (Euproctis fraterna Moore) and Jujube beetle (Adoretus pallens Har) are the s erious foliage insect pests [10- 15].
Whether the sour rot problem was due to the May rain, heat stress, drought stress, increased omnivorous leaf roller (OLR) damage or a combination of these factors is still unclear.
Tobacco, used in the manufacture of cigarettes, can also be used as an organic pesticide against insects as aphids, leaf rollers and stem borers.
The disruption of pheromone communication (Denald et al., 1994) in three sympatric leaf rollers in British Columbia was a successful experiment confirming results of present study on this aspect.