curly top


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curly top

[′kər·lē ‚täp]
(plant pathology)
A virus disease of sugarbeets and certain other plants that is transmitted by a leafhopper; affected plants are dwarfed and have curled, upturned leaves.
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The researchers observed that both insecticides reduced the incidence of curly top in the fields.
Strausbaugh and Eujayl started by infecting 200 wild, commercial, or other different sugar beet varieties with curly top.
Crimson owes its seed features and disease resistance to Cardinal, and specifically that cultivar's I and Bct genes, which confer protection against the bean common mosaic virus and beet curly top virus, respectively.
These nemeses include Cercospora leaf spot, cyst nematodes, root-knot nematodes, and curly top virus, among others.
Q The nauseating, sorry endearing, poppet twinkled in Bright Eyes (1934) and Curly Top (1935).
Meanwhile, scientists in the ARS Sugar Beet Research Unit at Fort Collins, Colorado, have produced dozens of breeding lines with varying levels of resistance to three other serious diseases: curly top virus, spread by insects known as leafhoppers; Rhizoctonia root rot, a soilborne fungal disease; and Cercospora leaf spot, another fungus.
A third menace, the curly top virus, is "a regional problem - mainly in the Pacific Northwest, where seed stock is produced," says Phillip N.
Their group, The Curly Tops, played in Las Vegas and throughout Europe at the height of their success in the Swinging Sixties.
These curly tops met when she joined Jonathan Creek to film the Christmas Special.
Entry is PS5 per person, while accompanied children under 12 go free, and tickets are on sale at Skelton Library, various shops on Skelton high street and Curly Tops at North Skelton.
Like blonde people who want darker hair and the dark haired types who want to be blonde, and like curly tops want to go straight while straight-haired people pay fortunes for perms, they want something different to what they've got.
CURLY TOPS hairdressers at North Skelton raised pounds 860 for the Great North Air Ambulance at a coffee morning on September 3.