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infestation

[‚in·fe′stā·shən]
(medicine)
The state or condition of having animal parasites on or in the body.
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From wax to oils and waterbased preservatives, these DIY treatments will not only kill, but also help prevent woodworm infestation in the future.
DIY products can help treat localised infestations and are suitable to use on small items such as tables and chairs.
inspect ALL surfaces for HOLES 11PROFESSIONAL treatment Depending on the severity of an infestation and how delicate the affected item is, there are also advanced technologies that can help.
Our area is ranked eighth in the county with 44 infestations of the invasive plant logged on a database launched this year by Environet UK.
In order to know the susceptibility of indigenous and cross breed animals to tick infestation, this study was planned to inspect occurrence of tick infestation in indigenous and cross breeds of cattle and to assess the risk factors associated with tick infestation in Hyderabad and Kotri.
In a release issued here, Dr Zahid said that cotton was an important crop and advised regular pest scouting to assess pest infestation and take steps in case infestation reaches or crosses economic threshold level (ETL).
City Agriculturist Carmencita Sanchez on Friday said that a dry spell followed by rainy seasons often brings about infestation and diseases that can affect crop production and yields.
The highest leaf miner infestation was recorded in Rizal with an area of 185.45 hectares or 14.31 percent of the 1,295.87 hectare area planted.
Short Purple, Singhnath 666, Brinjal Long 6275, Round Brinjal 86602 and Round Eggplant White were assessed for their relative infestation against the pest.
CEBU CITY -- The Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) on Friday said farmers need to monitor pest and diseases infestation now that the region is experiencing varying weather conditions - from dry to cold.
'Whether there is a cockroach infestation problem there?