Sentence Examples with the word onion

The best-known dipterous pests are the Hessian fly (Cecidosnyia destructor), the pear midge (Diplosis pyrivora), the fruit flies (Tephritis Tyroni of Queensland and Halterophora capitata or the Mediterranean fruit fly), the onion fly (Phorbia cepetorum), and numerous corn pests, such as the gout fly (Chloropstaeniopus) and the frit fly (Oscinis frit).

The onion should be grown in an open situation, and on a light, rich, well-worked soil, which has not been recently manured.

A little more exploring revealed that the cabinets were stocked with sufficient supplies of dry goods and the potato and onion bins were full.

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As our fairies give gold which changes into withered leaves, the Jan give onion peels which turn into gold.

Several species afford useful foods, such as onion (Allium Cepa), leek (A.

The Welsh Onion or Ciboule, Allium fistulosum, is a hardy perennial, native of Siberia.

The Tree Onion or Egyptian Onion, Allium Cepa var.

The surface is generally gently rolling, and in places along the banks of the Winooski or Onion river, the shore of the lake, and in the valleys, it is very picturesque.

It may also be used beneficially in preventing the attacks of insects, such as the onion gnat and turnip fly, by dusting the plants or dressing the ground with it.

The dipterous garden pests, such as the onion fly, carrot fly and celery fly, can best be kept in check by the use of paraffin emulsions and the treatment of the soil with gas-lime after the crop is lifted.