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  • n. Plural form of leafhopper.


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  • However, new results show that it is an especially interesting material, which in certain cases can be used to kill the eggs of many types of insect, the larvae of mosquitoes, and various stages of certain pests (such as leafhoppers) that are often hard to control by other means.

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  • As an alternative to toxic pesticides, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have created “super-sexed” sterilized male leafhoppers to knock bug boots with females in the wild.

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  • Take them out of the equation and we'll have an explosion of pests, including disease-carrying mosquitoes and agriculturally destructive beetles, moths, leafhoppers and other foes of the farmers, who may be forced to use more pesticides as a result.

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  • The disease is spread from plant to plant primarily by phloem feeding leafhoppers.

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  • A study of fecal pellets of bats in Indiana conducted throughout an entire summer revealed that the primary food items were beetles, moths, and leafhoppers.

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  • Jollbot can store energy, just as fleas, leafhoppers, dogs, and humans store energy in rubber-like biological materials.

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  • Occasional thoughts of Jamie and Lionel Brown drifted through the back of my mind, but I shooed them away like the leafhoppers and midges who landed on my page, drifting in through the window.

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  • Otherwise, the rats, brown leafhoppers, and other pests simply migrate from field to field.

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  • Buy yellow sticky traps to control whiteflies around tomatoes, or other pests such as aphids, leafhoppers, leaf miners and wasps.

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  • Jhoira had shared with Karn her many impressive clockwork inventions-toy birds and frogs and leafhoppers-and fixed a finger servo that had burned out after one of his secret tests.

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