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  • n. Alternative spelling of leaf roller.


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  • The intense pressure put on leaf-roller caterpillars by wasps has pushed the evolution of high-pressure fecal firing.

    Parasite Rex

  • These sprayings, variously modified, control not only the codlin-moth and the scab fungus but also scale, blister-mite, plant-lice, leaf-roller, case-bearer, bud-moth, red-bug and others.

    The Apple-Tree The Open Country Books—No. 1

  • Some rosebug, founding a colony; some green "worm i 'the bud," choosing for himself a pink house, which he will straightway turn into a ruin; some leaf-roller, perhaps, tying up the whole end of a young shoot for his own private apartments.

    Gardening by Myself

  • The LBAM is similar to dozens of other leaf-roller moths that exist within the state, none of which is the subject of a state eradication program.

    California Progress Report

  • When parasitic wasps home in on a larva such as the leaf-roller caterpillar, one of the best clues is the odor of their host’s droppings.

    Parasite Rex


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