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  • noun Plural form of eelworm.

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Examples

  • Generally, diseases (such as eelworms) are prevented, and the soil structure is improved.

    Chapter 9

  • The fruit attracts a wide variety of pests, including aphids, eelworms, and red spider mites.

    In the Strawberry Fields

  • The root-knot eelworms, Meloidogyne spp., cause wart-like growths on the tubers, adversely affecting yields, and are serious pests in both temperate and tropical areas.

    Chapter 25

  • Other eelworms attacking the crop are Ditylenchus dipsaci and D. destructor; attacks of the latter cause the tuber to dry out, shrink and sometimes crack.

    Chapter 25

  • So it is important to produce a lot of leaves of good quality, leaves that are soft and nice to eat, leaves that are not spoilt by diseases, snails or eelworms.

    Chapter 13

  • Its leaves are bitter and hard; it is not easily attacked by snails and eelworms.

    Chapter 13

  • Make sure the bananas have no eelworms when they are planted.

    Chapter 6

  • At the same time, remove any snails and eelworms and take out and burn diseased plants.

    Chapter 13

  • If there are eelworms in the plantation, put Nmagon in the soil.

    Chapter 6

  • Onion eelworms: Tiny worms which attack the roots and the base of onion plants

    Chapter 16

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