Definition of Cotton bollworm

1. Noun. Larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotton Bollworm

cotton-dust asthma
cotton-fibre embolism
cotton-mill fever
cotton-root bark
cotton-seed tree
cotton-wool patches
cotton-wool spots
cotton ball
cotton boll
cotton bolls
cotton bollworm (current term)
cotton cake
cotton candy
cotton cloth
cotton flannel
cotton gin
cotton gins
cotton mill
cotton mouse
cotton on
cotton plant
cotton rat
cotton reel
cotton rose

Literary usage of Cotton bollworm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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