Traducción de pest en Español:

pest

plaga, n.

Pronunciación /pɛst//pɛst/

nombre

  • 1

    Agricultura
    plaga femenino
    before noun pest control (of rats) desratización femenino
    • The rice field rat in particular is a real pest in south east Asia and we have colleagues working on that problem in the Philippines and Indonesia.
    • Another problem that troubled Zhu was pests, such as mosquitoes, flies and rats.
    • The biological control of insect pests by using spiders as predators is being studied in four districts of Kerala.
    • Spider mites, mealy worms and scale are insect pests that are attracted to orchids.
    • The single most destructive insect pest for Eastern growers - the infamous plum curculio - is unknown in the West.
    • Wildlife and beneficial birds return to help keep down insects and other pests.
    • Diversity is prized by scientists as a hedge against diseases, pests and climate change.
    • Fox is not considered a pest but an asset by any real country person unless they are cruel sport supporters or make a few bob from the fur trade.
    • Birds are the only real garden pests that will come between you and your fair share of seeds.
    • Growing the right herbs and flowers with your crops encourages beneficial insects and natural predators to control pests.
    • Less genetic diversity means less resistance to pests, diseases and climate changes.
    • How do I get rid of these annoying pests without destroying my other foliage or the oak tree?
    • Soil insect pests are generally more of a problem on corn and soybeans than on small grains and forages.
    • Even a normal seed requires two years of trials and tests to ensure that new diseases and pests are not introduced.
    • From what you say, it sounds as though these insects or spiders are casual intruders, and what we would consider a nuisance rather than a true pest.
    • Mycoinsecticides are fungal sprays that work on insect pests from the inside out.
    • For success in controlling nematode pests in tomatoes, plant marigolds with them.
    • Synthetic pesticides sprayed on crops to check insect pests also kill non-target insects.
    • Ministers are going to great lengths to point out that the deer is a fine animal, and must not be viewed as a pest or a nuisance.
    • Slugs and snails were relegated from top spot to third place in the list of the most troublesome garden pests for 2003.
  • 2coloquial

    (person, thing)
    peste femenino coloquial
    • He still looked at her as the annoying pest with pigtails.
    • They said that he was an annoyance and a pest to have around and ask favors of.
    • I have a little brother, the most annoying pest there is; he seems to have never heard about the word privacy.
    • At times he can be really sincere, but until you get to know him he's a real pest.
    • He didn't want her to think of him as an annoying pest.
    • Now the camel and its driver had lost it economic value and became a nuisance and a pest.
    • Arthur is a troublesome pest who continually annoys people.
    • A drug addict dubbed by a judge a ‘thorough pest and nuisance to society’ has walked free from court.