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trichogramma

[trik-uh-gram-uh] /ˌtrɪk əˈgræm ə/
noun
1.
any minute wasp of the genus Trichogramma, comprising a beneficial group of chalcidflies that parasitize the eggs of a variety of insect pests.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see tricho-, -gram1
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  • However, codling moth eggs are susceptible to biological control by trichogramma wasps.

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