Colorado beetle


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Colorado beetle

a black-and-yellow beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, that is a serious pest of potatoes, feeding on the leaves: family Chrysomelidae
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Red Lily Beetles are a pest but, if they increase with mild winters, so do their predators' The Western Corn Rootworm is known as the 'billion dollar bug', while the Colorado Beetle damages potato plants and tomato plants
In 2001, it was estimated that pounds 270m of potato crops in southern England might be at risk from Colorado beetle and pounds 133m of crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers and ornamental plants were at risk from tobacco whitefly.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Weymouth' 2 Cecil Day-Lewis' 3 Nine' 4 The Hitch-Hiker"s Guide To The Galaxy' 5 The Colorado beetle.
The adult beetle,A Colorado beetle,an unlikely visitor to these shores and no reason to inform the police
The Colorado beetle is particularly destructive to which crop?
Elsewhere, at a time when the Quayside was still thriving, dockers were told to stop work at Newcastle and Gateshead Quays as a Belgian ship's cargo of potatoes was thought to contain a Colorado beetle.
This includes saving Colorado beetle kill pine to create headboards at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach.
I remember a group of us, mothers and children (men were still away due to the war) going through the potato fields - one row to each person - to pick off the Colorado beetles, no sprays in those far off days
But we know that it kills Colorado beetles, which are a massive problem in North America .
In the early 1990s, the Department of Agriculture issued an alert when a colony of Colorado beetles turned up at Smithfield market.
The country's Environmental Protection Agency reports the spud is not harmful to small animals or humans who eat it, but will have fatal consequences for Colorado beetles, are a major pest to growers.
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