Definition of Tobacco budworm
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
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tobacco Budworm
Literary usage of Tobacco budworm
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... a commercial cultivar of flue-cured tobacco, N. tabacum L. However, in greenhouse experiments, tobacco budworm larvae did not survive or grow as well ..."
2. Proceedings of the FAO/IRRI Workshop on Judicious and Efficient Use of by International Rice Research Institute (1984)
"... favor of the predator Chrysopa carnea Stephens, when its susceptibility is compared with that of Heliothis virescens (Fabricius), the tobacco budworm. ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"GA Runner, il Farmers' Bui 816:1- 22 '17 tobacco budworm and its control. AC Morgan and FL McDonough. il Farmers' Bui 819:1-12 '17 Tobacco horn worm ..."