Agent Orange was used to defoliate jungle vegetation.
defoliate crops before the disease spread to tubers.
Locusts devour all before them; caterpillars defoliate plant, and necessitate the premature utilization of its reserves; other insects (e.g.
defoliate the forests which provided operational cover for Viet Kong and North Vietnamese forces.
defoliate a tree or eat 30 square meters of Soya beans in a single night.
Marigolds planted around tomatoes keep away the ugly tomato hornworm, a large green worm that can defoliate an entire tomato plant in one night.