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Definition of Wheat aphid
Wheat aphidWheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to
OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti,
Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See
A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which
furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the
grain most largely used by the human race.
Note: Of this grain the varieties are numerous, as red wheat,
white wheat, bald wheat, bearded wheat, winter wheat,
summer wheat, and the like. Wheat is not known to exist
as a wild native plant, and all statements as to its
origin are either incorrect or at best only guesses.
Buck wheat. (Bot.) See Buckwheat.
German wheat. (Bot.) See 2d Spelt.
Guinea wheat (Bot.), a name for Indian corn.
Indian wheat, or Tartary wheat (Bot.), a grain
(Fagopyrum Tartaricum) much like buckwheat, but only
half as large.
Turkey wheat (Bot.), a name for Indian corn.
Wheat aphid, or Wheat aphis (Zo["o]l.), any one of
several species of Aphis and allied genera, which suck the
sap of growing wheat.
Wheat beetle. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small, slender, rusty brown beetle (Sylvanus
Surinamensis) whose larv[ae] feed upon wheat, rice, and
(b) A very small, reddish brown, oval beetle (Anobium
paniceum) whose larv[ae] eat the interior of grains of
Wheat duck (Zo["o]l.), the American widgeon. [Western U.
Wheat fly. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Wheat midge, below.
Wheat grass (Bot.), a kind of grass (Agropyrum caninum)
somewhat resembling wheat. It grows in the northern parts
of Europe and America.
Wheat jointworm. (Zo["o]l.) See Jointworm.
Wheat louse (Zo["o]l.), any wheat aphid.
Wheat maggot (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a wheat midge.
Wheat midge. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small two-winged fly (Diplosis tritici) which is very
destructive to growing wheat, both in Europe and America.
The female lays her eggs in the flowers of wheat, and the
larv[ae] suck the juice of the young kernels and when
full grown change to pup[ae] in the earth.
(b) The Hessian fly. See under Hessian.
Wheat moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth whose larv[ae] devour the
grains of wheat, chiefly after it is harvested; a grain
moth. See Angoumois Moth, also Grain moth, under
Wheat thief (Bot.), gromwell; -- so called because it is a
troublesome weed in wheat fields. See Gromwell.
Wheat thrips (Zo["o]l.), a small brown thrips (Thrips
cerealium) which is very injurious to the grains of
Wheat weevil. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The grain weevil.
(b) The rice weevil when found in wheat.
Meaning of Wheat aphid from wikipedia
- The Russian wheat aphid
(Diuraphis noxia) is an aphid
that can cause significant losses
crops. The species
to the United
of the superfamily
Aphidoidea. Common names include greenfly
and blackfly, although individuals
- Charles; Qualset, Calvin
(January 1992). "Russian wheat aphid
enemies, resistant wheat offer potential
- the United States
as a controlling agent
for the Russian wheat aphid
(Hoebeke 2019). These beetles
live in numerous different
tritici, the western wheat aphid
, is a wheat
America. The aphid
can also live on Bromus
marginatus. "Diuraphis tritici...
- the quality
of the crop. It can also harbor pests
such as the Russian wheat aphid
(Diuraphis noxia) and pathogenic
fungi. Other Aegilops
- Diuraphis bromicola
(Hille Ris Lambers, 1959) Russian wheat aphid
(Diuraphis noxia) Western wheat aphid
(Diuraphis tritici) Gillette
, bean aphid
, or beet leaf aphid Aphis gossypii
- cotton aphid
, melon aphid
, or melon
and cotton aphid Beech blight aphid
- The greenbug, or wheat aphid
(Schizaphis graminum), is an aphid
in the superfamily Aphidoidea
in the order
Hemiptera. It is a true bug and feeds
- Corythucha ciliata
(sycamore lace bug)  Diuraphis noxia
(Russian wheat aphid
)  Euwallacea fornicatus
(tea shot-hole borer)  Forficula
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