Definition of rootworm in English:
An insect larva that feeds on the roots of plants.
- However, not all continuous corn fields have economic infestations of corn rootworms.
- Crop rotation is still the best approach to reduce densities of western corn rootworms in Nebraska.
- Planting an alternate crop in the spring literally can starve to death the new rootworms.
Definition of rootworm in:
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