Integrated Pest Management Glossary

There are currently 3 definitions in this directory beginning with the letter H.

Refers to the state of having only one set of chromosomes in the cell, which is the case in the gametes (sperm and eggs) of spider mites.

Host range
The range of different species of hosts that a particular natural enemy is capable of attacking and controlling.

Hot water method
A counting method that involves submerging harvested fruit or vegetable samples in hot water to force insects to emerge, which are then counted.

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