from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The salt-marsh terrapin of the Atlantic coast (Malacoclemmys palustris).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The diamond-backed turtle (which see, under diamond-backed).
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- n. large deadly rattlesnake with diamond-shaped markings
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Kate recoiled, as if someone had offered her a diamond-back rattlesnake.
Due to the relatively high price of neem, these products are mainly used for the management of pests that have become resistant or are difficult to manage with conventional insecticides such as the diamond-back moth and leaf miners.
Foliar applications with Neemros® water extracts at concentrations of 25 and 50 g/l, and Neemroc® at 1 - 3% have compared favourably with the Bacillus thuringiensis products Florbac and Dipel, for control of the diamond-back moth, and with Karate for control of aphids on kale and cabbage in greenhouse and field experiments (Ksters 1998, Okoth 1998).
Sadao 444 (tea bag powder): the extracts prepared can control leaf miners, leaf rollers, leaf-chewing caterpillars, cutworm, diamond-back moth, beet army worm, borers, citrus caterpillars, aphids, thrips and red mites.
Similarly, the effects of neem products on the parasitoids of the diamond-back moth are being studied by a PhD student at ICIPE.
Studies on the effects of neem products on natural enemies of the main pest of cabbage, namely the diamond-back moth and aphids were conducted by a Kenyatta University student for a master's degree funded by the GTZ-IPMH Project.
Sadao 111 (alcoholic extract): the highly susceptible insects are cutworms, beet army worm, leaf-chewing caterpillars e.g. the diamond-back moth, leaf-rollers, leaf-miners, aphids and psyllids.
Later spelled "terrapin," it meant the diamond-back, the esoteric little creature that spread the fame of the
Among them were the first fishery statistics, the first licensing law, the first price control, the first diamond-back terrapin, the first conservation measures.
"I guess I never want to be closer to a diamond-back than that," Bob admitted, with a shake of his head.