Definition of Onion thrips
1. Noun. Injurious to onion plants and sometimes tobacco.
Generic synonyms: Thrip, Thripid, Thrips
Group relationships: Genus Thrips
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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 ..."