Definition of Cottony. Meaning of Cottony. Synonyms of Cottony

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Cottony. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Cottony and, of course, Cottony synonyms and on the right images related to the word Cottony.

Definition of Cottony

Cottony
Cottony Cot"ton*y (-?), a. 1. Covered with hairs or pubescence, like cotton; downy; nappy; woolly. 2. Of or pertaining to cotton; resembling cotton in appearance or character; soft, like cotton.

Meaning of Cottony from wikipedia

- Icerya purchasi (common name: cottony cushion scale) is a scale insect that feeds on more than 80 families of woody plants, most notably on Citrus and...
- Pythium is a genus of parasitic oomycetes. They were formerly classified as fungi. Most species are plant parasites, but Pythium insidiosum is an important...
- first major pest that attacked orange trees in the United States was the cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchasi), imported from Australia to California...
- Madagascar. It has a very little prey drive and is not a hunting dog. The cottony coat may be the result of a single gene mutation. This small, friendly...
- parthenogenesis. Some scale insects are serious commercial pests, notably the cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchasi) on Citrus fruit trees; they are difficult...
- to new locations where they lay egg m****es. The nymphs often form large cottony m****es on twigs, for protection from predators. Woolly aphids occur throughout...
- those where the cottony structure is dominated by photobiont filaments (e.g., Trentepohlia), and those where fungal hyphae make up the cottony form, with the...
- lady beetle, was introduced from Australia to California to control the cottony cushion scale, Icerya purchasi. This had become a major problem for the...
- the kea (Nestor notabilis), which likes P. anomalum fruit and seeds. The cottony cushion scale (Icerya purchasi) is a common pest on ornamental pittosporums...
- Chrysopsis gossypina, called the Cottony goldenaster, is a North American species of flowering plant in the aster family. It is native to the Coastal...