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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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Golf courses are especially susceptible to white grubs because the highly groomed grass is a virtual smorgasbord for the insects, Klein explains.
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It protects the crop against early season damage and stand loss caused by cutworms, wireworms, seed corn maggots, white grubs, chinch bugs, flea beetles and numerous other pests.
In recent decades, white grubs (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) have become a serious problem in soybean crops Glycine max (L.
vernalis in Connecticut had not been monitored since the 1950 USDA survey and tiphiid wasp parasitoids of white grubs had been considered rare in Connecticut (Abbey 2001).
5,264,364 for a novel Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) gene that produces a protein that controls both corn rootworms and white grubs, two of the agricultural community's most damaging pests.
Tiny microphones are being used to eavesdrop on the white grubs which live in buried rotting wood.
Also present are fat white grubs of various sizes, pupae of many insect species, awaiting metamorphosis into the winged phase.
Q I emptied my summer containers and found lots of white grubs had been eating the roots.
When I dug them out I found 1cm long plump, creamy white grubs in the compost.
You will probably find large white grubs - vine weevil larvae.
Examine forming raspberry fruits late in the month for greyish depressed druplets and the presence of tiny white grubs - signs of infestation by the raspberry beetle.