- A dark slender fly whose larvae may cause serious damage to the roots of crops.
More example sentences
- Family Anthomyiidae: many genera and species, including the cabbage root fly
- After thinning, remember to construct 300 mm-high walls of horticultural fleece around or over the carrots to help prevent attacks from carrot root fly.
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