Definición de bollworm en inglés:

bollworm

Saltos de línea: boll|worm

sustantivo

A moth caterpillar which attacks the cotton boll, in particular:
  • (pink bollworm) a small moth caterpillar which is a serious pest of the North American cotton crop (Pectinophora gossypiella, family Gelechiidae). (also cotton bollworm) another term for corn earworm
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They are known to eat cabbage moths, bollworms, tomato hornworms and broccoli worms.
  • At the same time they had reduced pesticide applications from eight sprayings to one spraying, and the single spraying was for a secondary insect pest, not the bollworm that the cotton was now protected against.
  • It would concentrate bollworms so they could be sprayed.

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Pronunciación: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous