boll weevil

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Synonyms for boll weevil

greyish weevil that lays its eggs in cotton bolls destroying the cotton

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Biggers' work with the Academy, he is currently involved in studying the genetics of the cotton boll weevil and over the years has published his work in such journals as: The Journal of Heredity, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Journal of Fish Biology, and of course the Journal of The Tennessee Academy of Science.
while 2% rutin stimulated feeding of the American grasshopper, Schistocerca americana Drury (Orthoptera: Acrididae), and rutin was a feeding stimulant of the cotton boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), while quercitrin was a feeding deterrent of the cotton boll weevil (Bird & Hedin 1986; Louveaux et al.
The production of esterase 4 during the life cycle of the cotton boll weevil was examined using 7.
lecheguana was observed hunting cotton boll weevil larvae, Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Soares & Lara 1994) and white coffee leaf miner larvae, Perileucoptera coffeella Guerin-Meneville (Lyonetiidae) (Parra et al.
rufus (Riley) have been identified as primary parasitoids of the cotton boll weevil in the United States and Mexico and might parasitize other species (Cross & Chesnut 1971).