bollworm definition

  • noun:
    • The green bollworm.
    • identify corn earworm.
    • The larvae of every of various species of moth that are insects for some farming plants
    • The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of cotton fiber plant, often performing great damage to the plants.
    • The larva or caterpillar of a lepidopterous pest regarding the family Noctuidæ, Heliothis armigera, extremely destructive in certain periods on cotton-crop because of its attacks on the bolls.
    • any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton fiber bolls

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