Translation of chinch in Spanish:

chinch

chinche de los cereales, n.

(chinch bug)

Pronunciation /tʃɪn(t)ʃ//tʃɪn(t)ʃ/

noun

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    chinche de los cereales feminine
    • He chuckles, ‘There's nothing a quail likes as much as a chinch bug.’
    • The chinch bug is a native North American insect that can destroy cultivated grass crops, especially sorghum and corn, and occasionally small grains, such as wheat and barley.
    • Although chinch bug numbers are not high in most fields, growers should check fields frequently during the next couple of weeks to identify problem fields.
    • Soybeans are not a chinch bug host and would be a better choice in these areas.
    • The product works as either a preventive or curative control for fire ants, mole crickets, sod webworms, cutworms, armyworms and chinch bugs.