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Definition of the noun adelgid

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noun - plural: -

  1. any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers

Alternative definition of the noun adelgid


  1. A common name for insects of the genus Adelges.

Phrases with Adelgid

  1. woolly adelgid
  2. Hemlock woolly adelgid

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Google previewGifford Pinchot National Forest (N.F.), Gotchen Risk Reduction and Restoration Project (2003)

Environmental Impact Statement

Balsam wooly adelgid is an introduced insect that infests subalpine fir. It is a sucking insect that feeds on new needles and stems. It reduces the growth and vigor of infested trees. It modifies the foliage and crown shape. White pine blister rust, ...

Google previewHandbook of Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast (2013)

by John E. Kuser

Case Study F Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Adelges tsugae by John E. Kuser Approaches: 1) Systemic Insecticides 2) Biological Control The hemlock woolly adelgid is an aphidlike insect that is a serious pest of eastern and Carolina hemlocks.

Google previewNew England Gardener's Handbook (2012)

All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant & Maintain a New England Garden - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont by Jacqueline Heriteau, Holly Hunter Stonehill, Liz Ball, James Fizzell, Joe Lamp'l

pests/Diseases—The woolly adelgid is a serious ...

Google previewBiological Control, Host Resistance, and Vegetative Propagation: Strategies and Tools for Management of the Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Adelges Tsugae Annand (2008)

The adelgid is an exotic pest with the potential to cause the extinction of both species. First reported and described by Annand (1924) in the Pacific Northwest from specimens collected on western hemlock, T. heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg., this pest ...

Google previewTrees of Pennsylvania (2002)

and the Northeast by Charles Fergus

The hemlock woolly adelgid is a new and potentially devastating pest. It is about the size of one of the aphids that cluster on the stems of tomato plants. The insect appeared on the West Coast of North America in the early 1900s, perhaps on ...

Google previewEcosystem Management (2012)

Adaptive, Community-Based Conservation by Gary Meffe, Larry Nielsen, Richard L. Knight, Dennis Schenborn

The hemlock woolly adelgid is a small aphidlike insect that feeds on several species of hemlock. Infestations are recognizable by the white, woolly looking ma - terial that the insects produce. Native to Asia, the Figure 1.7. Sandhill cranes are ...

Google previewKentucky's Natural Heritage (2016)

An Illustrated Guide to Biodiversity by Greg Abernathy, Deborah White, Ellis L. Laudermilk, Marc Evans

27, 28 The hemlock woolly adelgid is a tiny invasive insect that feeds on the ...

Google previewPanic in Level 4 (2009)

Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science by Richard Preston

The hemlock woolly adelgid is a tiny brown bug similar to an aphid; the body of an adult is covered with a protective white fluff that makes it look like a fleck of cotton. It is a parasite, and it feeds on several species of hemlock and spruce trees in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels [2 volumes] (2011)

From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels by Susan L. Woodward, Joyce A. Quinn

DNA research suggests that Asian hemlocks have evolved a degree of resistance to adelgid infestations. Crossing eastern hemlocks with Asian hemlocks has successfully maintained the appearance of the eastern hemlock but produced a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

EASTERN SPRUCE-GALL ADELGID Adelges abietis (Linnaeus) [Hemiptera: Adelgidae]: A pest in eastern North America that induces pineapple-shaped growths at base of young shoots of Norway and white spruce. See Adelgidae.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Typical are the Cooley spruce gall adelgid, Adelges cooleyi (Gillette) and the eastern spruce gall adelgid, Adelges abietis (L.). Most gall-producing adelgids show alternation of hosts and do not produce galls on the primary host plant.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

The Asian balsam woolly adelgid (Adelges piceae) has eliminated the dominant Fraser...

and the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) has killed most hemlocks in much of eastern North America and is spreading to the south and west.

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

the hemlock wooly adelgid. See also Appalachian Mountains; Hudson River Further Reading Stein, William E., Christopher M. Berry, Linda VanAller Hernick, and Frank Mannolini. 2012. “Surprisingly Complex Community Discovered in the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

Some of the most serious invasive species threatening New Jersey ecosystems today are the Asian Long Horn Beetle, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Japanese Honeysuckle, and Chinese Bush Clover. Climate change could make New Jersey ...

Google previewThe CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees (2013)


The balsam woolly adelgid (Dreyfusia piceae) is the most devastating ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Two of the major problems for growers have been a reliable seed supply and the attack by the balsam woolly adelgid, an aphid that was introduced to America from Europe just after the turn of the century. Trees attacked by the aphids undergo ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Jersey (2004)

by Maxine N. Lurie, Marc Mappen

Unfortunately, the hemlock woolly adelgid insect sucks juices from the needles, killing them. Large tracts in northern New Jersey have fallen to these insects, making our remaining hemlock forests very valuable. The last forest type, sugar ...

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