aphid

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • The aphids will turn black within a day, and eventually fall off.
  • My little aphid, how many wings have you when you have any? Cited from The Insect Folk, by Margaret Warner Morley
  • This means that there are a number of aphids present year-round.
  • Eggs are placed on plants, usually where aphids are present nearby in numbers.
  • May says she is glad to know that; she thought her aphids had something the matter with them. Cited from The Insect Folk, by Margaret Warner Morley
  • This may provide energy for the larvae before they find any aphids.
  • Sometimes aphids live on the roots of plants as well as on the leaves. Cited from The Insect Folk, by Margaret Warner Morley
  • Recent research has indicated that some aphids may be able to use light to supplement their energy supply.
  • Several species have been used in biological control programs of aphids.
  • They attend to any aphid species, but can also express preference for specific ones.
  • They should then be kept in a greenhouse, under aphid-free conditions.
  • Aphids are a great example of insects that may never develop wings due to their environmental setting.
  • He is the author of several works on the aphids.
  • They will sometimes pick small insects such as aphids from plants.
  • Other defensive compounds can also be produced by some types of aphids.
  • Only after this has happened can the aphid spread the virus.
  • Unfortunately, once an aphid becomes infected, it remains so for the rest of its life.
  • This cycle allows the aphid to increase its population dramatically in a relatively short period of time.
  • Now, let us go in search of the aphids, or aphides, as they are also called. Cited from The Insect Folk, by Margaret Warner Morley
  • Most species of aphids, at all stages of development, move about over the surface of their host plants and even between adjacent plants.
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Meaning of aphid

  • noun Any of various small plant-sucking insects