aphis aphis

Definition(s):

  • (n) type genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables

Usage(s):

  • The woolly aphis is not bothered much by DDT, while the Aphelinus parasite, which normally discourages woolly aphis, is wiped out entirely.

News

  • Grain News

    Washington, DC—Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers sent a letter to Mr. Kevin Shea , Acting Administrator of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) , requesting an investigation timeline and a formal meeting to discuss the genetically engineered wheat found in Oregon earlier this month.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Grainnet.com

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Quotes

  1. "The District Court abused its discretion in enjoining APHIS [the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service] from effecting a partial deregulation and in prohibiting the possibility of planting in accordance with the terms...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: New York Times

  2. "Bayer indicated it had no plans to market LLRICE 601 and therefore had not requested deregulation," US Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said. "Based on reports that LLRICE 601 is in the marketplace and a petition from Bayer, APHIS will...
    on Aug 22, 2006 By: Mike Johanns Source: Delta Farm Press

  3. "This report raises serious concerns about APHIS' ability to enforce the law, ensure the welfare of animals, and crack down on the most negligent and irresponsible dog breeders," Durbin said.
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Dick Durbin Source: American Veterinary Medical Association

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