Definition of Beet armyworm
1. Noun. Moth larva that eats foliage of beets and other vegetables.
Group relationships: Genus Spodoptera, Spodoptera
Generic synonyms: Caterpillar
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Literary usage of Beet armyworm
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1. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"On pepper and garbanzo bean, respectively, the level of beet armyworm reduction and foliar protection was significantly greater in plots treated with 12.5 X ..."
2. Appropriate Oversight for Plants with Inherited Traits for Resistance to Pests by Calvin O. Qualset (1998)
"... Farrar and Kennedy, 1991), and it has been implicated in resistance to several other insects, including tomato pinworm and beet armyworm (Lin et al., ..."
3. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... (a new ВТ strain for beet armyworm control on cotton). Larson, LV; Adir, HM Memphis, Tenn. : National Cotton Council of America. ..."
4. Biotechnology for Clean Industrial Products and Processes: Towards by OECD Staff, OECD., OECD Working Party on Biotechnology, Oecd (1998)
"When the beet armyworm caterpillar feeds on maize, the plant releases a mixture of chemicals that attracts a parasitic wasp to the scene. ..."