gladiolus thrips


Definition of gladiolus thrips

: a small thrips (Taeniothrips simplex) lemon-yellow when a nymph and grayish black when adult that feeds on all parts of the gladiolus causing bleaching and browning of leaves and whitening and blasting of flowers

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“Gladiolus thrips.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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