from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See tachina fly.
- adj. Of or belonging to the family Tachinidae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any insect of the family Tachinidae, especially the tachina fly
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as tachinarian.
Results of the experiments described above demonstrated that tachinid parasitoids and Tiphia sp. were more abundant in diverse bean plots than in bean monoculture.
The effects of strip-cropping haricot bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) with maize (Zea mays L.) under weedy and weed-free conditions on the abundance of tachinid parasitoids and a predatory wasp that are associated with African bollworm were studied at Awassa, southern