tobacco budworm

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tobacco budworm

[tə‚bak·ō ′bəd‚wərm]
(invertebrate zoology)
The larva of a noctuid moth, Heliothis virescens, that damages the buds and young leaves of tobacco.
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AP-123 against Helicoverpa armigera and Spodoptera litura.
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1997, "Differentially regulated inhibitor sensitive and insensitive protease genes from phytophagous insect pest Helicoverpa armigera are members of complex multigene families".
The out break of Helicoverpa armigera in 1997 has lead to suicides of more than 250 farmers which is due to the huge amounts of money spent on pesticides and still were unable to control pest.
En otro estudio, Del Socorro & Gregg (2001) informaron que Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Noctuidae) se alimenta de girasol en Queensland, Australia y utilizan los granos de polen del girasol (un cultivo menor dentro del area de estudio; <1% del area cultivada) como marcador en un estudio acerca del desplazamiento local de este lepidoptero nocturno, cuyas larvas consumen dicho polen.
Molecular cloning and characterization of a C-type lectin from the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera.