Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of planthopper.

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Examples

  • Upstream, a group of farmers drop frangipangi flowers in their irrigation canals before beginning a new ploughing…. two subaks arrive at the master water temple for advice on dealing with the brown planthoppers that have destroyed half their crop, and half a dozen men with picks and shovels shore up the sides of a field that has produced two crops of rice each year for the past eight centuries Lansing, 1987.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Hawaiian planthoppers hearing see also communication; seismic communication hearing impaired herds, see bond units; family groups

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • Hawaiian planthoppers hearing see also communication; seismic communication hearing impaired herds, see bond units; family groups

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I thank Scott Miller, then Chair of Entomology at the Bishop Museum, for introducing me to the world of entomology, and the whole department for taking me under their wing; Ken Kaneshiro, my thesis adviser at the University of Hawaii, for bringing that world to life; as well as Hannelore Hoch and Manfred Ashe, whose enthusiasm for planthoppers was contageous.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I never could have imagined it sitting in that booth, but these little planthoppers and their extraordinary songs handed me a hypothesis for elephants that was so unexpected and controversial, I found myself occupied with the challenge of proving it over the course of the next decade.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I never could have imagined it sitting in that booth, but these little planthoppers and their extraordinary songs handed me a hypothesis for elephants that was so unexpected and controversial, I found myself occupied with the challenge of proving it over the course of the next decade.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • In a sense, I was only going from the very small to the very large, having spent endless hours in a small soundproof chamber recording the seismic love songs of a unique group of Hawaiian planthoppers.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • In a sense, I was only going from the very small to the very large, having spent endless hours in a small soundproof chamber recording the seismic love songs of a unique group of Hawaiian planthoppers.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I thank Scott Miller, then Chair of Entomology at the Bishop Museum, for introducing me to the world of entomology, and the whole department for taking me under their wing; Ken Kaneshiro, my thesis adviser at the University of Hawaii, for bringing that world to life; as well as Hannelore Hoch and Manfred Ashe, whose enthusiasm for planthoppers was contageous.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I thank Scott Miller, then Chair of Entomology at the Bishop Museum, for introducing me to the world of entomology, and the whole department for taking me under their wing; Ken Kaneshiro, my thesis adviser at the University of Hawaii, for bringing that world to life; as well as Hannelore Hoch and Manfred Ashe, whose enthusiasm for planthoppers was contageous.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

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