Many cisterns are infested with Guinea worm (filaria medinensis, Gm.).
Festus found Judaea infested with robbers and the sicarii, who mingled with the crowds at the feasts and stabbed their enemies with the daggers (sicae) from which their name was derived.
No injury is done to the infested insects.
When they get infested with aphids, do we think about their enemy, the praying mantis?
ABRAHAM-MEN, the nickname for vagrants who infested England in Tudor times.
A beard and mustache covered the lower part of his face, and a tangle of hair, infested with lice, curled round his head like a cap.
T.) Anime, an oleo-resin (said to be so called because in its natural state it is infested with insects) which is exuded from the locust tree, Hymenaea coumaril, and other species of Hymenaea growing in tropical South America.
Among the pirates who infested the Mediterranean none were worse than the Moors.
The banks are forested throughout, and the river is infested by numerous alligators, so ferocious that they attack canoes.
p. 307) that at one period the pirates that made it their headquarters so infested the neighbouring sea as to prevent all navigation.
Driven from the Red Sea by Saladin, he turned from buccaneering to brigandage, and infested the great trade-route from Damascus to Egypt, which passed close by his seignory.
infested with the rat fleas now known to be responsible for the spread of the disease.
an alga infested with a Chytridiumindeed, matters can hardly be otherwise.
That Diptera of the type of the common house-fly are often in large measure responsible for the spread of such diseases as cholera and enteric fever is undeniable, and as regards blood-sucking forms, in addition to those to which reference has already been made, it is sufficient to mention the vast army of pests constituted by the midges, sand-flies, horseflies, &c., from the attacks of which domestic animals suffer equally with man, in addition to being frequently infested with the larvae of the bot and warble flies (Gastrophilus, Oestrus and Hypoderma).
Reptiles are infested as well as mammals, and it is no uncommon thing to find specimens of Ixodidae of various kinds adherent to tortoises, snakes and lizards.
In a very lengthy speech, which had to be interrupted for half an hour while he recovered his voice, he ended by describing it as a "war budget" against poverty, which he hoped, in the result, would become "as remote to the people of this country as the wolves which once infested its forests."
All the species are usually infested with Cercariae and Rediae, the larval forms of Trematode parasites of vertebrates.
(2) The basin of the Upper Nile, extending to the great lakes, was another region infested by the slave trade; the slaves were either smuggled into Egypt or sent by the Red Sea to Turkey.
Dipterous insects are also very numerous in species, especially in those of sanguinary habits, such as the mosquito, ilium, maroim, carapana, borochudo, &c. In some places these insects constitute a veritable plague, and the infested regions are practically uninhabitable.
Crime was rampant, highwaymen terrorized the roads, footpads infested the streets, burglaries were of constant occurrence, river thieves on the Thames committed depredations wholesale.
The nuts which are infested by this insect are usually the first to fall to the ground; the larva then bores a round hole through the nut shell, by means of its jaws, and creeps out.
The whole line of the Casiquiare is infested with myriads of tormenting insects.
Attempts have been made to introduce this into the infested area in Texas; but owing to the winter proving fatal to the " kelep " its usefulness may be restricted to tropical and subtropical regions.
They bore holes and penetrate into flower-buds and young bolls, causing them to drop. Fortunately the " worms " prefer maize to cotton, and the inter-planting at proper times of maize, to be cut down and destroyed when well infested, is a method commonly employed to keep down this pest.
Its inland situation gave it relative security against the pirates who then infested West Indian seas, and the misfortunes of Santiago were the fortunes of Bayamo.
The first efforts of the new monarch were directed against the Wendish pirates who infested the Baltic and made not merely the political but even the commercial development of the Danish state impossible.
According to the legend, the town in the year 1284 was infested by a terrible plague of rats.
Then came the long, firm rule of Porfirio Diaz, who first broke up the organizations of bandits that infested the country, and then sought to raise Mexico from the state of discredit and disorganization into which it had fallen.
The Athenians fully recognized its importance to them, as supplying them with corn and cattle, as securing their commerce, and as guaranteeing them against piracy, for its proximity to the coast of Attica rendered it extremely dangerous to them when in other hands, so that Demosthenes, in the De corona, speaks of a time when the pirates that made it their headquarters so infested the neighbouring sea as to prevent all navigation.
In a fresh state it is poisonous and fatal to vegetation, and is often used for this reason to dress land infested with wireworms, grubs, club-root fungus, &c.
Wash trees infested with insects with one of the many insecticides now obtainable.
Vegetable gardens often become infested with diseases that are carried over from year to year in the old plants and litter; this is specially true of water-melons and of some diseases of tomatoes.
When it is remembered that the woodwork is infested by the pile worm (Teredo navalis), the ravages of which were discovered in 1731, the labour and expense incurred in the construction and maintenance of the sea dikes now existing may be imagined.
p. 39 1), who made a collection of 50 different specimens of the vermin which infested his bedroom in Guayaquil.
But the savage robber powers which, to the disgrace of Europe, infested the commerce and the coasts, not only of the Mediterranean but even for a time of the ocean; who were not finally suppressed till the 19th century was well advanced; and who are properly known as the Barbary pirates, arose in the 16th century, attained their greatest height in the 7th, declined gradually throughout the 18th and were extinguished about 1830.
In Edward II.'s time, the king's forest of the Peak, in Derbyshire, is especially mentioned as infested with wolves, and it was not until the reign of Henry VII.
A Scythian power had grown up in the old kingdom of Ellip, to the east of Assyria, where Ecbatana was built by a " Manda " prince; Asia Minor was infested by the Scythian tribe of Cimmerian;, and the death of the Scythian leader Dugdamme (the Lygdamis of Strabo i.
The necessity of seeking protection from the sea-rovers and pirates who infested these waters during the whole period of Hanseatic supremacy, the legal customs, substantially alike in the towns of North Germany, which governed the groups of traders in the outlying trading posts, the establishment of common factories, or "counters"(Komtors) at these points, with aldermen to administer justice and to secure trading privileges for the community of German merchants - such were some of the unifying influences which preceded the gradual formation of the League.
Belize probably derives its name from the French balise, " a beacon," as no doubt some signal or light was raised here for the guidance of the buccaneers who once infested this region.
The result was disastrous to the public peace: nobles armed in their defence; old feuds revived; the country became infested with bandits; not even in Rome could order be maintained.
Owing to the rugged character of the coast and its numerous ravines and caves the whole district was once infested with smugglers.
A, View of the heart of a dog infested with Filaria immitis Leidy; the right ventricle and base of the pulmonary artery have been opened: a, aorta; b, pulmonary artery; c, vena cava; d, right ventricle; e, appendix of left auricle; f, appendix of right auricle.
Within two or three years whole departments were infested.
Expeditions in the Hejaz and Yemen were more successful, and the conquest of Cyprus in 1571, which provided Selim with his favourite vintage, led to the calamitous naval defeat of Lepanto in the same year, the moral importance of which has often been under-estimated, and which at least freed the Mediterranean from the corsairs by whom it was infested.
adulterated, pesticide laced and vermin infested foods that are sold in many parts of Asia.
blockhouse housing 750 women became infested with lice.
Confidence to use that power on a slippery surface infested with changing cambers is the key to success here.
Grazing with sheep will reduce it, as will sowing clover into an infested pasture.
They were cold, damp and infested, but most artists were prepared to sacrifice comfort for quantity.
They survive by the father smuggling contraband across the mine infested border.
In time these fellows grew dainty in their tastes, and only infested boats that had an established reputation for setting good tables.
disbelieve what he says; however the flat in which he is living has become infested with fleas.
Stock forced to graze on heavily infested pastures may suffer skin eruptions about the mouth.
euphausiids infested by apostomes have been studied in relation to species, geography, body size and season.
The cloth was infested with the rat fleas now known to be responsible for the spread of the disease.
fumigate houses infested by cockroaches, mice, rats, bedbugs and other pests.
Treatment: Asymptomatic form: Infested birds appear healthy, albeit rather less lively.
Teams had to use milk crates and boards to cross shark infested waters.
infested pastures may suffer skin eruptions about the mouth.
infested river, find pirate's treasure or swim with a seahorse.
infested waters to rescue a member of his crew.
infested with memes.
infested with cockroaches.
infested with vermin.
infested with maggots.
infested with lice.
infested by bad bandits.
In 1996, nearly half of about two million acres of Bt cotton planted in the United States became heavily infested.
Laying badly infested land down to grass will crowd out the weed.
Controlling pests Plants are often infested soon after being planted out and, if unchecked, foliage and flowers can become unsightly.
The river is deep, 80 yards wide, and much infested with crocodiles.
Less than 1/16 th of the field was so infested.
The cowpea crops were also infested by pod borers.
pantry pest begins with the location of the infested food.
Kicked out of the army, he becomes an isolated recluse in a drugs infested London estate.
shark infested seas.
If your paths and driveways are looking a bit weed infested it is a good time to apply a residual weedkiller.
Portions most liable to destruction, those parts between the tide marks, were found perfectly sound, and showed no signs of the ravages of marine organisms. Other valuable timber trees of the eastern portion of the continent are the blackbutt, tallow-wood, spotted gum, red gum, mahogany, and blue gum, eucalyptus; and the turpentine (Syncarpialaurifolia), which has proved to be more resistant to the attacks of teredo than any other timber and is largely used in wharf construction in infested waters.
The co-existence of the asexual encysted form and the sexually mature adult in the same host, exceptionally found in 011ulanus and other Nematodes, is the rule in Trichinella; many of the embryos, however, are extruded with the faeces, and complete the life cycle by reaching the alimentary canal of rats and swine which frequently devour human ordure Swine become infested with Trichinella in this way and also by eating the dead bodies of rats, and the parasite is conveyed to the body of man along with the flesh of "trichinized" swine.
Again, the curious distortions on the stems of nettles attacked by the Aecidium form of the heteroecious Puccina (]aricis (see FUNGf for Heteroecism), or on maize stems and leaves attacked by Ustilago Maydis, or on the inflorescence of crucifers infested with Cystopus, &c., are not individually very destructive; it is the cumulative effects of numerous attacks or of extensive epidemics which eventually tell.
Numerous special methods of preventing the spread of Fungi, or die migrations of insects, or of trapping various animals; of leaving infested ground fallow, or of growing another crop useless to the pest, &c., are also to be found in the practical treatises.
" The additional territory infested during 1904 aggregates about 15,000,000 sq.
and upwards in British plantations; but it is apt to be infested with American blight (Eriosoma).
If they are completely infested, we feel that the only safe product to use is a pyrethrum based powder.
Others, such as contracted out former council workers, were forced to fend for themselves in shark infested seas.
If you suspect that your cigars are infested, you can either send them back for a refund, or you can microwave them.
The oil-based Bed Bug Killer Spray was designed to be used on heavy bed bug infested spaces such as baseboards, mattresses, wall-ceiling joints, baseboards and under the furniture.
This doesn't mean your new kitty is flea infested, although it's smart to treat her anyway because the cat only has to ingest one flea to get tapeworm.
Infested cats can also have an allergic reaction to the flea's saliva, known as feline allergic skin disorder.
If your puppy's mother was infested with worms, possibly from eating the feces of another pet or brought into your yard by another animal, and the puppy was in utero at the time, your puppy may have worms.
You may need to cut off and dispose of infested foliage.
Attract birds by placing bird feeders close to infested areas.
Remove by hand and destroy infested leaves.
Clear out the vegetable garden, making sure to separate healthy plant material from diseased or infested material.
In areas heavily infested with one type of insect, companion planting may not be enough to keep insects at bay and additional organic pest control methods may be necessary.
These plants are more likely to become disease infested.
If you spend time outdoors in areas that are possibly infested with deer ticks it is important to know the symptoms of Lyme disease.
The story of Crysis has yet to be fully unveiled, though developer Crytek has alluded to an alien infested planet with extremely hostile conditions for the human player characters.
An example of this is when you're traveling along the coast, which is infested with underground creatures that sense vibrations in the ground a la Tremors.
Iron deficiency caused by hookworm infection requires drug therapy to eliminate the parasite; prevention includes wearing shoes when walking in soil known to be infested with hookworms.
Avoid areas likely to be infested with ticks, especially during spring and summer, when tick nymphs are most likely to feed.
Areas most likely to be infested with ticks include moist and shady areas, wooded and brushy areas, overgrown grassy areas, and areas with a high rodent and deer population.
Lice are endemic in human populations, spreading through personal contact or contact with infested clothing or other personal items.
They can be transmitted when unaffected clothing is stored with infested items.
Pubic lice are sexually transmitted, although occasionally they can be transmitted through infested bedding, towels, or clothing.
In developing countries more than 50 percent of the general population may be infested.
Infested eyebrows should be treated with petroleum jelly for several days and the nits should be plucked off with tweezers or fingernails.
Infested eyelashes are treated with a thick coating of prescription petroleum ointment, applied twice daily for ten days.
Sometimes infested clothing is treated with a 1 percent malathion powder.
They are found in the hair and scalp of an infested person.
This means that if you are in close proximity to another person who has been infested, the lice can spread to your hair and scalp.
It's possible to become infested with lice from bed linens, a couch, or a carpet where lice are present.
If you have already been infested with lice, a regular shampoo won't get rid of them, though there are stronger treatment shampoos that can be effective.
If they have been infested, you can act quickly to treat the problem and prevent the lice from spreading to yourself and other members of your household.
In the United States, Caucasian and Asian children are more likely to be infested with head lice than African-American ones.
Having head lice is not a sign that the individual is not clean, and it is possible to be infested with head lice for several weeks without experiencing any symptoms.
Children with long hair may be more susceptible to being infested with head lice, since their hair is more likely to come into contact with that of their classmates.
Head lice eggs look like small white or tan-colored dots at the base of the hair or on the scalp at the nape of the neck or behind the ears of an infested person.
If you want to find out whether someone has been infested with head lice, one way to tell is to wet the hair thoroughly and then rub the scalp with a towel.
Treat the hair and scalp of all infested family members with a shampoo made for this purpose.
Business owners often wonder why their networks are becoming infested.
Their daughter has cancer and they had been living in a home infested with mold.
Yes, the city is infested with crime, but the cleverly named "Narrows" is a lot darker than the safer "straight" section of the city.
He was once forced to make critical ship repairs in a Jefferies tube infested with Talarian hook spiders.
If you believe your home or business is infested with the bugs, contact a pest control company or purchase insecticides for bedbugs.
In the time of the civil war the marshlands in Irak between Basra and Wasit had been occupied by a large population of Indians, called yat, or, according to the Arabic pronunciation, Zoti, who infested the roads and levied a heavy tribute from the ships ascending and descending the Tigris.
"Suppose," he continues, "that in a country infested by wolves, you have a flock of sheep, keeping the wolves off during the lambing season will not afford much protection if you withdraw shepherd and dogs during the rest of the year."
The last raja of the Hindu dynasty found himself compelled to call for the assistance of the mountain shepherds, with their leader, Kambar, in order to check the encroachments of a horde of depredators, headed by an Afghan chief, who infested the country and even threatened to attack the seat of government.
Though then uninhabited there is a strong tradition, probably well founded, that the Seychelles had been from Arab times a rendezvous of the pirates and corsairs who infested the high seas between South Africa and India.
In order to put down the brigands who still infested the country and to check the raids of the Arabs on the frontier, he built or rebuilt fortresses, which were of material assistance to the Jews in the great revolt against Rome.
He then passed his examination, and in 1822 was appointed for service in what was called the "mosquito" fleet, against the pirates, who then infested the Caribbean Sea.
The parasitic Nematodes include by far the greatest number of the known genera; they are found in nearly all the orders of the animal kingdom, but more especially among the Vertebrata, and of these the Mammalia are infested by a greater variety than any of the other groups.
The lakes of Bolsena (Vulsiniensis), of Bracciano (Sabatinus), of Vico (Ciminus), of Albano (Albanus), of Nemi (Nemorensis), and other smaller lakes belong to this district; while between its south-west extremity and Monte Circello the Pontine Marshes form a broad strip of alluvial soil infested by malaria.
Similarly with Anemone infested with Puccinia and Vacciniusn with Catyptospora, and many other cases of deformations due to hypertrophy or atrophy.
Some of the American varieties have been introduced into France and other countries infested with Phylloxera, to serve as stocks on which to graft the better kinds of European vines, because their roots, though perhaps equally subject to the attacks of the insects, do not suffer so much injury from them as the European species.
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