TITLE

Chinch Bug

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Chinch Bug, an insect, related to the bedbug and the squash bug, noted for its destructive effect in grain fields. The adults, about one-sixth of an inch (4 mm) long, are blackish with white wing covers. They spend the winter in clumps of grass, straw, or other refuse. The first eggs are laid in early spring on roots or the lower part of cornstalks or other grain stems. The red, wingless young, or nymphs, are hatched in about 12 days.
ACCESSION #
37309930

 

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