tarnished plant bug


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tar′nished plant′ bug`


n.
a sucking bug, Lyguslineolaris, that is a common pest of legumes and fruit trees.
[1885–90]
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Comparison of susceptibility of Geocoris punctipes and Lygus lineolaris to insecticides for control of the tarnished plant bug.
One type of lygus, the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris, is a particular problem for cotton growers in the Mid-South, while another type, the western tarnished plant bug, L.
It is almost certainly a type of capsid bug known as the Tarnished Plant Bug that leaves foliage tattered.
In 2003, both lines were more resistant to tarnished plant bug [Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)] than the susceptible frego-bract check, but Arkot 9203-17 had significantly more damaged flowers than SG 105.
Another strawberry bug bad guy is the tarnished plant bug.
Boll damage by southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) caused on transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis cotton.
The bad news is that cotton still faces a serious threat from the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus.
The pest is the Capsid Bug that comes under a number of different names, including the Common Green Capsid and the Tarnished Plant Bug.
In 2004, the three lines were more resistant to tarnished plant bug [Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)] than the susceptible frego-bract check and equal to the check cultivars.
Species treated in this volume include desert locust, mountain pine beetle, tsetse flies, cactus moth, false codling moth, Anopheles arabiensis, rice stem borers, cotton pests, New World screwworm, red palm weevil, fire ant, tarnished plant bug, Aedes albopictus, oriental fruit fly, Mediterranean fruit fly, boll weevil, cotton bollworm, pink bollworm, codling moth, painted apple moth, and Formosan subterranean termite.