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Noun1.planthopper - related to the leafhoppers and spittlebugs but rarely damages cultivated plants
homopteran, homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
treehopper - small leaping insect that sucks juices of branches and twigs
lantern fly, lantern-fly - large brightly marked tropical insect with a process like a snout that was formerly thought to emit light
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- Analysis of chemical signals sent by plants under attack by brown planthopper could help in natural control of pest
Recent research shows that the bats are eating the white planthopper and the brown planthopper, which are common pests for rice,' Bayless further explained.
'And decrease in yield due to infestation of planthopper in Ifugao and rats in South Cotabato and Sarangani; and effects of continuous rains in Isabela and Negros Oriental,' it added.
It is transmitted by the small brown planthopper (Laodelphax striatellus) in a persistent, circulative-propagative manner, affected by global warming [1,2].
Economic importance: this planthopper is a vector of sugarcane yellow leaf phytoplasma, a dangerous disease, causing vegetation losses from 30% to over 60% of susceptible varieties [53].
At the same time, earlier models inadvertently introduced new problems for scientists, chief among which was an insect mentioned early in this essay: brown planthopper, the vector for grassy stunt virus.
5, 1985 banning the use of 57 varieties of pesticides in response to a serious outbreak of brown planthopper infestation.
Schoenly, "Resurrecting the ghost of green revolutions past: the brown planthopper as a recurring threat to high-yielding rice production in tropical Asia," Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, vol.
Biotypes of brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal) and strategies in deployment of host plant resistant.