Some articles on secondary pest outbreaks, pest:
... In some cases, where a pest insect has some controls from a beneficial predator or parasite, an insecticide application can kill both pest and beneficial populations ... A study comparing biological pest control and use of pyrethroid insecticide for diamondback moths, a major cabbage family insect pest, showed that the insecticide application created a rebounded ... This phenomenon, wherein the population of a pest species rebounds to equal or greater numbers than it had before pesticide use, is called pest resurgence and can be linked to ...
Famous quotes containing the words secondary and/or pest:
“Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“The pest of society is egotists. There are dull and bright, sacred and profane, coarse and fine egotists. Tis a disease that, like influenza, falls on all constitutions.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)