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synonyms for locust

  • grasshopper
  • cicada
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Scientists weren’t sure what coaxed solitary migratory locusts of another species, Locusta migratoria, to congregate.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
They started by identifying chemicals that gregarious locusts pump out.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
When solitary locusts get together, they do more than hang out.
A SINGLE CHEMICAL MAY DRAW LONELY LOCUSTS INTO A HUNGRY SWARMJONATHAN LAMBERTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Traps laced with 4VA could concentrate locusts and make treatment with insecticides or pathogens much easier, especially if 4VA acts as an attractant in other species as well, like the desert locust.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It proved alluring to locusts of all sexes and ages, including both solitary and gregarious forms.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Alternatively, locusts genetically engineered to lack this 4VA detector, and thus less likely to swarm, could also be introduced into populations as a control measure.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This year, East Africa is experiencing its worst locust plague in decades.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When conditions are right, solitary locusts begin congregating and transmogrifying into their “gregarious” form, becoming a bigger, more aggressive eating machine.
A SINGLE MOLECULE MAY ENTICE NORMALLY SOLITARY LOCUSTS TO FORM MASSIVE SWARMSJONATHAN LAMBERTAUGUST 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
"No wonder things git pindlin' under this old locust-tree," Sophy heard him grumble.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Something sang in the sunny air above my head, and I flicked with my whip to drive the locust away.
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