Noun(1) an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty(2) a trap in the form of a concealed hole
(1) Burying beetles were captured using pitfall traps baited with rotted chicken as outlined below.(2) The 16 to 20 oz. plastic cups used for cold drinks make ideal pitfall traps.(3) The summed total of three sampling days for each of the 12 pitfall traps (three traps at four tidal heights) was used for each year in subsequent statistical analyses.(4) Thirteen standard, plastic pitfall traps, with soapy solution in the bottom cup, were maintained throughout the stay to sample invertebrates.(5) Well anyways, it was caught in a trap, a pitfall .(6) During this trial, escapes, and/or predation of click beetles caught in the pitfall traps was common, but was not observed in the pheromone traps.(7) Another common pitfall is failing to understand the boss's goals, she said.(8) We sorted 7743 invertebrates from 712 pitfall traps.(9) Two permanent pitfall traps were located at each monitoring site.(10) The following cases illustrate a new pitfall that can lead to treatment failure.(11) Slugs are attracted to beer, and this weakness can be exploited by deploying pitfall traps baited with beer (real ales with traces of yeast, rather than filtered lagers).(12) Polyethylene scintillation vials (2.5 cm in diameter and 6 cm in height) with a screw lid were used to create pitfall traps.(13) These are pitfall traps that lure the slugs using beer as a bait (real ale is said to be the most effective).(14) French also placed pitfall traps to monitor ground beetles on private farms, where some farmers are growing another type of Bt corn to control corn borer pests.(15) Recognizing the origin of the malignant tumor represents another diagnostic pitfall .(16) The pitfall traps some while others quickly jump away.
(1) pitfall :: slaggat
1. hazard ::
2. booby trap ::
3. pit ::
Different Formspitfall, pitfalls
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