On this page:
Definition of the noun adelgid
What does adelgid mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- more generic terms: louse / plant louse = any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
- more specific terms:
- member of: Adelgidae / family Adelgidae = plant lice
Alternative definition of the noun adelgid
- A common name for insects of the genus Adelges.
Phrases with Adelgid
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Adelgid
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
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, ...
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.
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 ...
Biological 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 ...
Trees 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 ...
Ecosystem 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 ...
Kentucky'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 ...
Panic 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 ...
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 ...
A 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.
Encyclopedia 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.
Encyclopedia 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.
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 ...
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 ...
The balsam woolly adelgid (Dreyfusia piceae) is the most devastating ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Adelgid
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Adelgid
Click on an item to view that photo:
- Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
A nasty invasive insect which destroys hemlock trees...
Photo credit: Kerry Wixted
- Pineus pini (Scots pine adelgid)
Saltoun Wood, East Lothian, Scotland...
Photo credit: S. Rae
- Adelges laricis (Larch adelgid) egg cluster
Bolton Muir Wood, East Lothian, Scotland (NT507678)...
Photo credit: S. Rae
View more pictures about Woolly Adelgid.
If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Video about Adelgid
Video shows what adelgid means. An insect of the genus Adelges.. Adelgid Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say adelgid.
View more videos about Woolly Adelgid.
See also the pronunciation examples of Adelgid!
Scrabble value of A1D2E1L1G2I1D2
The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ADELGID
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Adelgid!
Share this page
Go to the usage examples of Adelgid to see it in context!