TITLE

Corn Earworm

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Corn Earworm, one of the worst corn pests in the United States. It is the caterpillar of a moth. The worms are found wherever corn is grown and also attack many other crops. On cotton they are called bollworms; on tomatoes, fruitworms; and on tobacco, budworms. The worms are two inches (5 cm) long. They are yellowish green with lengthwise light and dark stripes. The adult moths are white with dark spots, with a wing-spread of 11/2 inches (4 cm).
ACCESSION #
37309961

 

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