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serpentina and compare it with 2 lures widely used to monitor other pestiferous species of Anastrepha.
Baits, lures, and traps might be useful for reducing numbers of these wasps in circumstances where they are pestiferous (Reed & Landolt 1991).
that--even in the absence of European interference--the union itself could survive unless those egregious baubles of sovereignty, those pestiferous incitements to demagogy, the State Governments were more adequately controlled, if not abolished.
But to hint that, so long as you give up your own self-control and allow yourself to be a victim to all these pestiferous little gratifications that are offered to you in the city, so long will you present a marked contrast to the noble physique of the lumberman and hunter.
He has shown himself a greater supporter of these people than any predecessor who was not himself a Saracen, and he has greatly assisted and promoted that pestiferous sect by bringing them many thousands of Christian and other boys to engage in evil and the other illicit activities mentioned above and by transporting a great supply of iron, wood, and other things forbidden by the church.
Pestiferous beetles in these families hungrily consume turf, garden vegetables, ornamental shrubs and shade trees as well as agricultural or horticultural crops, while their subterranean larvae frequently attack roots.
Leaf hopper is a pestiferous insect that sucks the cell sap and injects toxic saliva into leaves resulting in yield loss (Singh et al.
They're excellent for hunting pestiferous starlings and house sparrows, but they can't differentiate between them and songbirds, which are illegal to hunt.
Dividing these forms of resistance into "moderate" and "militant" will also lead nowhere but the pestiferous Washington think tanks.
191) The second main section of the Brieve Instruction, which provided an effective antidote to the Melchiorites, who had been active in England since 1532, was anonymously translated and published in London in 1549 as A short instruction for to arme all good Christian people agaynst the pestiferous errors of the common secte of Anabaptistes [including a letter of dedication byl Myster John Calvine.
But the death of this fro-ward person, and ungracious patron, brought not the Realme quyete, nor delivered it from all inward grudge, and intestine division, which to all Realmes is more pestiferous and noisome, then outward warre" (Bullough 112-13).
Bonytail may suppress one or both of these pestiferous animals in habitats off the channel such as Cibola High Levee Pond and, thus, enhance native fishes (e.