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grub:

see larvalarva,
independent, immature animal that undergoes a profound change, or metamorphosis, to assume the typical adult form. Larvae occur in almost all of the animal phyla; because most are tiny or microscopic, they are rarely seen. They play diverse roles in the lives of animals.
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grub

[grəb]
(invertebrate zoology)
The larva of certain insects; commonly used in reference to beetles.

grub

To clear a site by removing roots, stumps, and the like.

grub

the short legless larva of certain insects, esp beetles

GRUB

(GRand Unified Bootloader) A program that calls a Unix/Linux operating system into memory. Officially GNU GRUB, GRUB is a popular boot loader due to its flexibility and configuration capabilities, allowing changes to be made at boot time and support for boot images from the network. See GNU and boot loader.
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Bioecology and sustainable management of white grubs (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) pest of corn in "El Cielo" Biosphere Reserve, Tamaulipas, Mexico, pp 173-184 In Moron MA, Aragon A.
Structure and composition of the white grub complex (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in agroecological systems of northern cauca, Colombia.
Melolonthidae larvae have slightly to strongly curved, C-shaped bodies, distinctive legs, and hardened head capsules, and they are referred to as white grubs.
As far as interaction between imidacloprid and entomopathogenic nematode is concerned, application on white grubs larvae and the degree of interactions differs for different nematode species has already been successfully proved (Koppenhofer and Kaya, 1998).
Differences in susceptibility of introduced and native white grub species to entomopathogenic nematodes from various geographic localities.
The weevils, small white grubs, feast on the roots and at this time of year with high temperatures and regular watering, plants can produce enough new roots to keep leaf and flowers alive and apparently healthy.
Golf Association, ARS researchers set out to find a better way to battle the white grub.
2008) A satisfactory solution to these conflicting demands can be met through developing safer control methods considering the microbial agents like entomopathogenic fungus (EPF) and entomopathogenic nematodes (EPN) against white grub so as to develop a viable, environmentally safe method of management Raid and Cherry (1992)Further, trapping of adult white grub beetles with light source can also be considered economical over pheromones in the context of multi species situation for the management of adults Shah and Garg 1988.
For soybeans, Poncho/VOTiVO controls insects including early-season aphids, over-wintering bean leaf beetle, seed corn maggot, grape colaspis, white grub and other early-season pests.
Each is a white grub with a dark head that feeds on grass roots at various times during the spring, summer or fall.
As with chinch bugs, the key to a white grub IPM program is monitoring.