Examples of pest in a Sentence
These insects are pests for farmers.
mice and other household pests
You're being a real pest. Would you leave us alone, please?
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The great advantage of early planting is increased production during the milder, early summer period and often fewer pest problems.
Some questions are about a specific plant, pest or technique.
The family of a Houston woman who died last year is suing her former landlord and a pest control company, claiming that a bedbug-killing heat treatment used in the woman’s apartment killed her.
Hill is a point guard who can make 3-pointers, be a pest on defense and not dominate the ball.
Those conditions lead to unhealthy trees that are less able to cope with drought, pests or fire.
The session topics are: sustainable garden design; water-wise gardening; and organic pest control.
For other great indoor plant advice including feeding your new plants and pest control, check the Wisconsin Horticulture page at the University of Wisconsin-Extension website.
The action will reduce scale insects, mites, aphids and other pests that feed on the plants and carry diseases.
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Origin and Etymology of pest
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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