pear thrips

noun

Definition of pear thrips

: a destructive thrips (Taeniothrips inconsequens) native to Europe that attacks the buds and young fruits of prune, cherry, pear, and almond trees

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“Pear thrips.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pear%20thrips. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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