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

  • Incidentally, Hippodamia may be fond of eating the eggs of the vegetable aphis but it is not likely to find them on any vegetables during the spring and summer, for aphis usually .
  • The woolly aphis is not bothered much by DDT, while the Aphelinus parasite, which normally discourages woolly aphis, is wiped out entirely.
  • Once he wrote to the Linnaean Society for help with the word aphis first used by Linnaeus for green fly; his inquiry made its scholarly rounds until someone in desperation .
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  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - Grainnet.com

  • Mike Johanns in Delta Farm Press
    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... Samuel Alito http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Alito&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGIxeyUSjyffal7TFe2oLlUjRO4uQ New York Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/06/21/21greenwire-supreme-court-lifts-ban-on-planting-gm-alfalfa-57894.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE46WDk6ONi6dKx3U6JpLzt-Golog Jun 21, 2010 4504 6730 aphis 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...
  • Dick Durbin in American Veterinary Medical Association
    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.

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