entomophagous


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entomophagous

[‚ent·ə′mäf·ə·gəs]
(zoology)
Feeding on insects.
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Ecosystem analysis: plant cultivars (HPR), entomophagous species and food supplements.
Prior to leaves collecting, the presence of natural enemies was assessed (insects and other entomophagous organisms) was assessed on the leaves infested by this pest, using a 20x to 30x pocket magnifying glass.
armigera and entomophagous insects [predator (Chrysoperla carnea) and parasitoid (Habrobracon hebetor)] and 2) the feasibility of different integrated pest management modules for management of H.
Fire used in the S-F-B system inhibited stem borer development in maize by eliminating entomophagous inocula.
Nontarget effect of entomophagous biocontrol: Shared parasitism between native lepidopteran parasitoids and the biocontrol agent Trigonospila brevifacies (Diptera: Tachinidae) in forest habitats.
1998) found that Akodon and Bolomys were primarily entomophagous in Argentina, feeding on arthropods, whereas other rodent species ate dicot seeds.
It may also enhance the growth of organisms, such as fungi and entomophagous nematodes, which may have adverse effects on the tick population (49).
Interspecific competition in larvae between entomophagous parasitoids.
And the coffee broca, a worm that eats the berry from the inside out and can cause losses of up to 20% in an infected tree, is treated with the natural fungus entomophagous fungi, or beauvaria bassiana, which is developed in cooked rice at the local agricultural research stations and sprayed once every year on all trees in areas potentially infected.
Y un gusano que ataca los granos de cafe desde dentro y que puede causar una perdida de hasta el 20% en los arbustos infectados, se trata con el hongo natural entomophagous fungi, que se produce con arroz en los centros locales de investigacion agricola y se rocia una vez al ano sobre las areas que pudieran estar afectadas.