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Definition of Asparagus beetle

Asparagus beetle
Asparagus As*par"a*gus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, ?; cf. ? to swell with sap or juice, and Zend ?paregha prong, sprout, Pers. asparag, Lith. spurgas sprout, Skr. sphurj to swell. Perh. the Greek borrowed from the Persian. Cf. Sparrowgrass.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of perennial plants belonging to the natural order Liliace[ae], and having erect much branched stems, and very slender branchlets which are sometimes mistaken for leaves. Asparagus racemosus is a shrubby climbing plant with fragrant flowers. Specifically: The Asparagus officinalis, a species cultivated in gardens. 2. The young and tender shoots of A. officinalis, which form a valuable and well-known article of food. Note: This word was formerly pronounced sparrowgrass; but this pronunciation is now confined exclusively to uneducated people. Asparagus beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small beetle (Crioceris asparagi) injurious to asparagus.

Meaning of Asparagus beetle from wikipedia

- Crioceris or asparagus beetle is a genus of the family Chrysomelidae of beetles. The name is neo Latin from Gr**** κριός, ram and κέρας, horn. Not all species...
- The common asparagus beetle (Crioceris asparagi) is an important pest of asparagus crops both in Europe and in North America. Asparagus is its only food...
- Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow gr****, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus...
- umbellatus Asparagus verticillatus Asparagus beetle (Crioceris asparagi) Spotted asparagus beetle (Crioceris duodecimpunctata) Asparagus miner (Ophiomyia...
- potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), the asparagus beetle (Crioceris asparagi), the cereal leaf beetle (Oulema melanopus), and various flea beetles, and...
- flea beetles, whiteflies, the Cabbage White, and the Small White, as well as mice basil repels flies, including mosquitoes the carrot fly, asparagus beetles...
- 2014-03-14. Hoffmann, Mike; Hoebeke, Rick; Dillard, Helene (1999). Flea beetle pests of vegetables (PDF) (Technical report). Cornell University Integrated...
- Spotted Asparagus Beetle is a species of shining leaf beetles belonging to the family Chrysomelidae, subfamily Criocerinae. The length of beetles varies...
- The ****anese beetle (Popillia ****onica) is a species of scarab beetle. The adult measures 15 mm (0.6 in) in length and 10 mm (0.4 in) in width, has iridescent...
- wasp which can be used as a biological control agent for the common asparagus beetle. It was originally named Tetrastichus asparagi Crawford, thus most...
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