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alfalfa weevil

a European weevil, Hypera postica, now also widely distributed in North America, that is an important pest, primarily of alfalfa, in both the larval and adult stages.
Origin of alfalfa weevil
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Many alfalfa growers have sprayed for alfalfa weevil.
  • Herbicide applications to winter forage crops continued and alfalfa weevil spraying began.
  • The lab's work with the alfalfa weevil reversed that.
  • Only a few reports of alfalfa weevil have been received.
  • The first cutting of alfalfa continued and alfalfa weevil spraying was complete.
  • Cereal leaf beetle and alfalfa weevil problems appear to have run their course.
  • It seems to be an excellent year for alfalfa weevil with lots of spraying happening, especially with rain-delayed harvesting.
  • It also seems to be an excellent year for the alfalfa weevil.

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