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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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Thus, drought and/or other environmental stresses during this time, in addition to root damage by grubs, may more quickly overwhelm the grass.
IT'S THE grubs of the carrot root fly that do the damage, tunnelling into the roots and damaging the vegetables, but it is fairly easy to set up a barrier to stop the flies laying their eggs next to the young plants.
It is orange frass that you find near the base of the tree when borers are at work, not the grubs themselves.
The sooner that you irrigate after the area is treated, the sooner the chemical will be removed, avoiding accidental contact with pets and wildlife, and the quicker it can go to work on the grubs.
FANS of I'm A Celebrity will be metamortified to hear the show has dropped witchetty grubs from its jungle menu.
Last week, Dave Moran asked for information on the fat grey grubs he discovered on his allotment.
The most effective method is biological and involves drenching the soil with nematodes that eat the grubs.
DZG's nmeerkats happily digging for grubs while, right, Taz the wallaby and her joey are feeling right at home at the zoo
As the soil cools in October, the grubs migrate downward.
Normally, cool air and soil temperatures drive the grubs deeper into the soil beyond the reach of questing skunks and birds.
ADRIENNE SAYS: These are the grubs of daddy long legs which feed on grass roots and cause yellow and bald patches.
By digging the new border you are exposing the grubs and leaving them open to attack by predators.