beet armyworm

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Synonyms for beet armyworm

moth larva that eats foliage of beets and other vegetables

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trials, 28 to 62 percent of beet armyworms that fed on the leaves of resistant chickpeas died within a few days.
Specific insects targeted by Lepinox are European corn borer, beet armyworm, cabbageworm and cotton leafworm.
Mean ([+ or -] SE) number of beet armyworm neonate larvae that successfully hatched 72 h after attaching egg masses to cotton leaves.
Pfannenstiel, who is in the Beneficial Insects Research Unit at Weslaco, Texas, does most of his work on cotton and the pests that plague it, such as bollworm and beet armyworm.
Further contributing to the increase in product sales was the Company's newly introduced Lepinox(TM) Bt product for control of fall and beet armyworm -- to which cotton, including Bt cotton, among other crops, is susceptible.
Beet armyworm larvae suffered severely stunted growth when nurtured on leaves from tomato plants in which proteinase inhibitors I and II had accumulated after mechanical wounding.
TSA is an alternative host for key insect pests such as western flower thrips (WFT), Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), beet armyworm (BAW), Spodoptera exigua (Hubner), southern armyworm, S.
There is a lot of anecdotal evidence about what attracts the beet armyworm to particular plants and fields.
Lepinox is marketed in the United States by Ecogen to combat fall armyworm in sweet corn and for control of beet armyworm and other caterpillar pests on a variety of row crops.
One version of the toxin protects against a range of caterpillars, including the European corn borer, the cotton bollworm and the beet armyworm.
The beet armyworm is the only cosmopolitan species in the genus (Pogue 2002), and is probably Palaearctic in origin.
In laboratory bioassays, BB-1200 consistently exhibited virulence equal to or greater than the GHA strain against all lepidopteran pests tested, including fall armyworm, beet armyworm, black cutworm, corn borer, and cabbage looper--pests that are not highly susceptible to the GHA strain, according to ARS ecologist Stephen P.