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" Having taken a strong hold on the fruit the female makes a minute cut with the jaws, which are at the end of her snout, just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an inch, and moves it back... "
The Apple Culturist: A Complete Treatise for the Practical Pomologist ... - Page 240
by Sereno Edwards Todd - 1871 - 334 pages
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The American Entomologist: An Illustrated Magazine of Popular and ..., Volume 2

1870
...kind* of stone-fruit. Alighting, then, on a small peach, she takes a strong hold of it (Fig. 92, d), and with the minute jaws at the end of her snout,...retain. Then she turns around and drops an egg into the month of the cavity, and after this is accomplished, she resumes her first position, and by means of...
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The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture: Annual Report, Volume 4

Agriculture - 1869
...fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of l-16th of an inch, and moves it i>ack and forth until the cavity is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut; then,, veering round again,...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 2

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Fruit-culture - 1872
...stiff short blades of button-hole scissors) just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs her snout under 'the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an...is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She then reverses her position and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut, then turning around againxshe...
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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 2

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - Fruit-culture - 1872
...stiff short blades of button-hole scissors) just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs her snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an...is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. Slfe then reverses her position and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut, then turning around again...
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Injurious Insects of the Farm and Garden

Mary Treat - Gardening - 1882 - 288 pages
...kinds of stone-fruit. Alighting, then, on a small peach, she takes a strong hold of it (fig. 116 d), and with the minute jaws at the end of her snout,...around and drops an egg into the mouth of the cavity, and after this is accomplished, she resumes her first position, and by means of her snout pushes the...
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Report of the Commissioner of agriculture 1888

U.S. department of agriculture Commissioner's OFfice - 1889
...jaws, which are at the end of her snout, just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an...is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut ; then, veering round again,...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture

United States. Department of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1889
...jaws, which are at the end of her snout, just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an...is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut ; then, veering round again,...
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Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year ...

United States. Department of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1889
...jaws, which are at the end of her snout, just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an...moves it back and forth until the cavity is large enovigh to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops nn egg into the...
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Yearbook of Agriculture

Agriculture - 1889
...through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of au inch, and moves it back and forth until the cavity...is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut ; then, veering round again,...
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Biennial Report

California. State Board of Horticulture - Fruit-culture - 1890
...the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one sixteenth of an inch, and move? it back and forth until the cavity is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She nc^t changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut' then, veering rouml again,...
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