mirid bug

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Related to mirid bug: Miridae
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Noun1.mirid bug - a variety of leaf bugmirid bug - a variety of leaf bug    
leaf bug, plant bug - small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices
four-lined leaf bug, four-lined plant bug, Poecilocapsus lineatus - yellow or orange leaf bug with four black stripes down the back; widespread in central and eastern North America
lygus bug - vector of viral plant diseases
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The main culprit was climate change, and it was manifested through an increase in the insect population - the mirid bug,' a Cocoa Swollen Shoot and Virus Disease (CSSVD).
Instead, biological control is practiced; they get assistance from Dutch bees for the pollination and mirid bug to eat all insects and pests.
In Argentina, the mirid bug, Tupiocoris cucurbitaceus (Spinola) (Hemiptera: Miridae) has been collected on tomato crops (del Pino et al.