Translation of maggot in Spanish:


gusano, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmæɡət//ˈmaɡət/


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    gusano masculine
    • This year flea beetles, white grubs, seed corn maggots and wireworms generated a lot of discussion.
    • He wanted to know what we did to keep root maggots out of radishes.
    • The changes that occur at metamorphosis can be rapid and dramatic, the classic examples being the metamorphosis of a caterpillar into an adult butterfly, a maggot into a fly, and a tadpole into a frog.
    • White root maggot may attack a portion of your crop.
    • It appears that these seed applied insecticides and liquid insecticides will be effective in protecting seeds from seed feeding insects such as wireworms and seedcorn maggots.
    • These greenish larvae are typical fly maggots in appearance; legless, broadest at the tail end and tapering to a point at the head, with hook-like mouthparts.
    • Fruit flies, such as the apple maggot and the cherry fruit flies, are also common orchard pests.
    • Because fruit and vegetable waste goes in the brown bin and sits there for up to two weeks, maggots and fruit flies end up in it.
    • There are three problems when growing garlic: drainage, gophers, and onion root maggots.
    • One University of North Texas graduate student is using black fly maggots to compost that garbage.
    • Although the risk of injury from seedling insects such as wireworms and seed corn maggots is reduced with a later planting, there is no post-emergence treatment for these insects.
    • Centuries after the technique was pioneered, maggots are being used at Harrogate District Hospital in larvae therapy, to remove unhealthy tissue from wounds.
    • There are ways to deal with coddling moths and apple maggots.
    • The Lonicera fly evolved as a hybrid of two existing U.S. species, the blueberry maggot and the snowberry maggot, according to the study.
    • Even if most people don't care to eat black radish, cabbage maggots sure love it and without a row cover a marketable crop can be almost impossible to achieve.
    • Flea beetles and root maggots, the two major radish pests, can be avoided by placing floating row cover over the bed.
    • This insect is the maggot of the eggs laid by sawflies or carpenter bees in the freshly-cut cane of the rose after pruning.
    • Within days fly maggots are born and release an enzyme that decapitates their ant host.
    • Root maggots in the roots of cabbage may retard the growth of the plant or it may wilt and even die.
    • Rat-tailed maggots are the larvae of the drone fly and, in order to pupate the larvae, look for a dry place and start migrating.