Hello, Curculio, I want you!
"The Dramatic Values in Plautus" by Wilton Wallace Blancke
The plum bears heavily and constantly north of Sacramento, and does not suffer from the curculio, and the dried fruit is delicious and wholesome.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
The chickens will keep the plum trees free from the "curculio," a small beetle which is the principal insect pest of this fruit.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
THE WALNUT WEEVIL OR CURCULIO.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the" by Various
The plum-curculio attacks nearly all stone fruits.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
CURCULIO BEETLES pass the winter under leaves and grass.
"Apple Growing" by M. C. Burritt
The curculio has an especially interesting method of laying her egg.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
It also attracts butternut curculio to the nursery.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Forty-Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
What fruits, with no curculio to sting the rind!
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
If left to run wild, the butternut curculios are a serious menace to the butternut, the Japanese walnut and the Persian walnut.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various