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" Bibio, which feed on the roots of grasses, etc., etc. Birds, like all other animals, feed upon that food which is most readily obtained, hence the insectivorous kinds destroy those insects which are most numerous — the injurious species. "
Proceedings - Page 11
by Nebraska. State Board of Agriculture - 1904
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Annual Report

Nebraska. State Board of Agriculture - 1899
...tent caterpillars. A robin had eaten 175 larvae of Bibin, which feed on the roots of grasses, etc., etc. Birds, like all other animals, feed upon that...insectivorous kinds destroy those insects which are most numerous — the injurious species. Estimating that there is a single grasshopper, katydid or...
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New Elementary Agriculture: An Elementary Text Book Dealing with ... the Farm

Charles Edwin Bessey, Lawrence Bruner, Goodwin DeLoss Swezey, Howard Remus Smith, Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher - 1904 - 198 pages
...morning contained forty-three tent caterpillars. A robin had eaten 175 larvae of Btbio, which feed on the roots of grasses, etc. Birds, like all other animals,...insectivorous kinds destroy those insects which are most numerous—the injurious species. 1. What is the origin of the barnyard fowls? 2. Does it pay...
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The Entomologist, Volume 37

1904
...1875 millions of insects for each day's rations — that is, roughly, 15,625 bushels of insects. " Birds, like all other animals, feed upon that food...insectivorous kinds destroy those insects which are most numerous — the injurious species." TW Kirk (4) relates experiments on Coccidse, and notices...
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The Entomologist, Volume 37

1904
...estimate, 1875 millions of insects for each day's rations — that is, roughly, 15,625 bushels of insects. "Birds, like all other animals, feed upon that food...insectivorous kinds destroy those insects which are most numerous — the injurious species." TW Kirk (4) relates experiments on Coccidae, and notices...
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