noun (plural same or greenflies)
A green aphid which is a common pest of crops and garden plants.
- Several species in the family Aphididae.
- Natural enemies of greenflies are ladybird larvae, hoverfly larvae, gall-fly larvae, lacewings and earwigs.
- For safe and effective control of greenfly a range of products can be used.
- Ladybirds are well known predators of greenflies and other aphids.
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