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corn borer

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Definition of corn borer in English:

noun

A moth whose larvae feed upon and bore into maize.
Example sentences
  • European corn borer moths have been active since the second week in May in south central Nebraska, based on catches in black light traps at Aurora and Clay Center, and activity likely has extended northward.
  • The emerging corn borer moths are recaptured in black light traps placed at varying distances around the release sites.
  • Female corn borer moths have a sophisticated array of sensors to help find suitable sites for depositing eggs.

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