Definition of Cotton bollworm
1. Noun. Larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops.
Group relationships: Family Noctuidae, Noctuidae
Generic synonyms: Bollworm
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Literary usage of Cotton bollworm
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1. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"Cutworms (Noctuidae). The Mexican cotton-boll weevil and the cotton worm are not known to feed upon any other plant than cotton. The cotton bollworm is the ..."
2. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1907)
"Male 0.45 O.2O 0.25 0-34 Female 0.50 0.25 0.25 038 The foregoing notes are derived from observations made during the cotton bollworm Investigations in Texas ..."
3. Iowa Authors and Their Works: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography by Alice Marple, Iowa Historical, Memorial, and Art Dept (1918)
"—and Brues, CT cotton bollworm. (Entom. bul.) '05. Supt. of doc. —and Jenne, EL, Scott, EW, and Braucher, RW One-spray method in the control of the codling ..."