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OTHER WORDS FROM infestationre·in·fes·ta·tion, noun
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Climate change itself will undermine the ability of forests to suck up and store carbon dioxide, as the risks of droughts, wildfires, and insect infestations grow with rising temperatures.The UN climate report pins hopes on carbon removal technologies that barely exist|James Temple|August 9, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Fires, droughts, insect infestations, and shifting climate conditions will convert major parts of California’s forests into shrublands, according to a modeling study published in AGU Advances last week.The pandemic slashed the West Coast’s emissions. Wildfires already reversed it.|James Temple|July 27, 2021|MIT Technology Review
In 1953, a major California effort started to stamp out infestations of Khapra beetles and eventually preserved crop marketability.Focusing on Asian giant hornets distorts the view of invasive species|Susan Milius|July 1, 2021|Science News
So for these microbe infestations, Nicastro says, “Now we have to consider the balance between positive and negative effects.”Common parasite may help mussels survive heat waves|Sid Perkins|June 16, 2021|Science News For Students
Some companies recommend treatment when there is neither an active infestation nor a serious threat of one.Many companies advertise ‘green’ pest control. But is it possible? And does it work?|Kevin Brasler | Washington Consumers' Checkbook|April 8, 2021|Washington Post
Sure, water filter makers put a bit of bactericide in their products to tamp down the infestation.Are Water Filters B.S.?|Michael Schulson|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition to this mess, there was also an infestation of maggots.Republican Slobs Stick Together|Ben Jacobs|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While covering a bird infestation, a reporter gets pooped on.11 News Anchor Flubs: Tom Brokaw on Ambien, Weather Penis, and More|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some American evangelicals export teen exorcists to the UK to fight the Harry Potter induced demonic infestation there.The Devil and Antonin Scalia|Candida Moss|October 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The apartment she was assigned to there had an infestation of cockroaches.Denise Richards’ Reality|Andrew Carter|July 31, 2011|DAILY BEAST
On the Klamath National Forest some years ago about 900 acres were treated for insect infestation.
There are many administrative measures which are practiced on the National Forests, which aim to prevent insect infestation.
Only a few weeks ago we found a rather bad infestation in the vicinity of Tivoli.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
No infestation had been noted in previous years, although in 1945 the crop was not harvested at all.Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting|Northern Nut Growers Association
Superparasitism, sū-pėr-par′a-sīt-izm, n. the infestation of parasites by other parasites.