Definition of Rootworms

1. Noun. (plural of rootworm) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rootworms

1. rootworm [n] - See also: rootworm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rootworms

rootlike
rootling
rootlings
roots
roots of olfactory tract
roots of trigeminal nerve
rootsier
rootsiest
rootstalk
rootstalks
rootstock
rootstocks
rootsy
rootwork
rootworm
rootworms (current term)
rooty
rootzone
rootzones
rooves
ropa vieja
ropable
ropalic
ropalocytosis
rope
rope's-end
rope's-ended
rope's-ending
rope's-ends
rope-a-dope

Literary usage of Rootworms

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

1. Pathogens of Maize Seeds: Bibliographyby Andrew Kalinski by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"Behavior of adult corn rootworms is being evaluated relative to interpretation of data collected on passive traps in cornfields. ..."

2. 50 Ways Farmers Can Protect Their Groundwater by Michael C. Hirschi, F. William Simmons, Doug Peterson, Ed Giles (1998)
"Western and northern corn rootworms are managed by any rotation that disrupts corn after corn. Western and northern corn rootworms are managed by any ..."

3. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"Strawberry rootworms * The larvae of three species of ... These rootworms are from one-eighth to one-sixth inch long, whitish, with brownish heads, ..."

4. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"Strawberry rootworms * The larva e of three species of common leaf-beetles often ... These rootworms are from one-eighth to one-sixth inch long, whitish, ..."

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