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plant pests
Subject Category
F Plant Science and Plant Products
H Health and Pathology
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Organisms that may directly or indirectly cause disease, spoilage, or damage to plants, plant parts or processed plant materials. Common examples include certain insects, mites, nematodes, fungi, molds, viruses, and bacteria.
Definition Source
USDA Glossary of Agricultural Biotechnology Terms
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17605.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/17605
Used For
crop pests
pests of plants
phytophagous pests
tree pests
USE FOR And Type
hosts of plant pests
Broader Term
pests
plant health
Narrower Term
nursery pests
seed pests
Related Term
birds
botany
crop entomology
disease and pest management
forest health
forest insects
infectious diseases and infestations
insect pests
insecticides
mites
mollusc control
molluscicides
nematicides
nematology
phytophagous mites
plant parasitic nematodes
plant pathogens
plant protection
slugs
snails
Spanish
plagas de plantas
Term Number
17605