Definition of Codling moth

1. Noun. A small grey moth whose larvae live in apples and English walnuts.

Exact synonyms: Carpocapsa Pomonella, Codlin Moth
Generic synonyms: Tortricid, Tortricid Moth
Group relationships: Carpocapsa, Genus Carpocapsa



Definition of Codling moth

1. Noun. a small moth, ''Cydia pomonella'', whose larvae (the apple worms) are destructive to apples and other fruit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Codling Moth

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Literary usage of Codling moth

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"Owing to the ravages of the codling-moth in California, which have very largely reduced the profits of apple-growing, and, in some cases, made it almost ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1905)
"Everyone recognizes the destructive work of the codling moth, but everyone does not know how to fight :t. Much has been written about it, for the great loss ..."

3. Report on the Injurious Insects and Other Animals Observed in the Midland by Walter Edward Collinge (1907)
"THE codling moth. Carpocapsa pomonella, Linn. A full account of this pest, together with preventive and remedial measures, was given in my Second Annual ..."

4. Journal of Economic Entomology by Entomological Society of America, American Association of Economic Entomologists (1911)
"The destructive spring freeze of last year, which played havoc with fruit in the state, had its effect on the codling moth as well as on the fruit. ..."

5. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents, Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"THE codling moth Teacher's Story ' T is difficult to decide which seems the ... The noticing of the legs of the codling moth is an important observation on ..."

6. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1906)
"Mr. YAW: I wish to show you now the mode of trapping the codling- moth larvae. ... If every one who has a tree would adopt that plan every codling-moth ..."

7. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1909)
"That is the reason why I ask the.question whether spraying has this year proved a failure with reference to the codling moth. I have hardly seen a decent ..."

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