science of pests

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • pestology — pes·tol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • pestology — n. the scientific study of pests (esp. harmful insects) and of methods of dealing with them. Derivatives: pestological adj. pestologist n …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bryan Patrick Beirne — (January 22, 1918, Rosslare, County Wexford March 31, 1998, Burnaby, British Columbia ) was an Irish entomologist who emigrated to Canada in 1949. He specialized in pest management.Born in Rosslare, Co. Wexford, Beirne s interest in entomology… …   Wikipedia

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  • pestiferous —   a. carrying infection or plague; noxious.    ♦ pesticide, n. pest killing substance.    ♦ pestology, n. scientific study of insect pests …   Dictionary of difficult words

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