Definition of Onion thrips

1. Noun. Injurious to onion plants and sometimes tobacco.

Exact synonyms: Onion Louse, Thrips Tobaci
Generic synonyms: Thrip, Thripid, Thrips
Group relationships: Genus Thrips

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Onion Thrips

onion dome
onion domes
onion louse
onion mildew
onion plant
onion ring
onion rings
onion roll
onion salt
onion skinning
onion smut
onion stem
onion straw
onion straws
onion thrips (current term)
onion yellow-dwarf virus
onion yellow dwarf

Literary usage of Onion thrips

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The onion-thrips sometimes attacks onions in great numbers, puncturing the succulent leaves and leaving a small yellow dot after each puncture. ..."

2. Insects Injurious to Vegetables by Frank Hurlbut Chittenden (1907)
"The general appearance of the onion thrips is shown in figure 5o, a, ... The onion thrips injures a great variety of field and garden crops, to which it is ..."

3. Injurious Insects: How to Recognize and Control Them by Walter Collins O'Kane (1912)
"White spots on onion leaf caused by the onion thrips. Enlarged to twice natural size. Original. white spots. The insect itself is so small as almost to ..."

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