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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Resistance to pyrethroid, carbamate, and organophosphate insecticides in field populations of tobacco budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in 1990.
Estimating field populations of tobacco budworm moths from pheromone trap catches.
Effects of cotton plant allelochemicals and nutrients on behaviour and development of tobacco budworm.
Because toxins are present in cotton for the entire life of the plant and in all parts of the plant, scientists are concerned that tobacco budworm and bollworm may rapidly develop resistance to Bt cotton.
This early season treatment will result in a significant suppression of both the cotton bollworm and tobacco budworm.
Female sex pheromone of oriental tobacco budworm, Helicoverpa assulta (Guenee) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): identification and field testing.
Additionally, the high level of tobacco budworm resistance afforded by the Bt technology can provide a yield advantage to Bt cultivars vs.
De Moraes tested the tobacco plant's response to two closely related insects: the tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens), a common pest of the plant, and the corn earworm, also called the cotton bollworm (Helicoverpa zea), which normally doesn't touch the stuff.
1976), and tobacco budworm caterpillars fed any of several allelochemicals from cotton (Jenkins et al.
In a Mississippi strains test conducted in 2000, lint yields of MISCOT 8806, Stoneville 474, and Suregrow 501 were compared in plots artificially infested with tobacco budworm [Heliothis virescens (Fabricius)] and in plots protected from tobacco budworm and other lepidopteran pests (Jenkins et al.
Fred Gould's group at North Carolina State University in Raleigh has found genetic variation in resistance to Bt among strains of another pest, the tobacco budworm, grown in the laboratory Moreover, in the Sept.
1974), pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella Saunders (Gelechiidae) (Lukefahr & Griffin 1956), tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens (F.