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shot hole

A wormhole in wood, usually more than 1/16 in. (1.6 mm) but not more than ? in. (3.2 mm) in diameter.
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New pest complex in California: The polyphagous shot hole borer, Euwallacea sp., and fusarium dieback, Fusarium euwallaceae.
incognita, and shot hole borer in most of the locations surveyed, are responsible for wilt complex with a high frequency of earlier two pathogens from soil and root samples.
Polyphagous shot hole borers stimulate a host response in avocado that includes gumming and a white residue around holes the insect has formed.
Entomologists led by Richard Stouthamer proposed the name polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) for the tiny insect, an ambrosia beetle.
"A second shot hole was dug into the ground in a track beneath them with two projectiles under eight inches of soil."
At 15', the result will be a ragged shot hole in the target plus one or two holes punched though by the wads.
The first is known as shot hole and usually occurs in dry weather, so frequent watering helps.