borer


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Related to borer: Ash Borer, Wood borer
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any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood

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An agriculture spokesman said Top Borer continued to remain active against sugarcane till November.
Here we present an overview of sugarcane stem borer biology and life history, impact on sugarcane production, and control tactics in the CRV of Colombia and review the lessons learned over 4 decades of implementing biological control as the primary tactic within an IPM program for these pests.
To counter attack by stem borer, farmers should apply pesticides in granule form in standing water which should remain in the field for five to seven days.
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24, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The recent discovery of emerald ash borer in Colorado means 1.
Upperthong young footballers receive their "Keith Borer Consultants" " sponsored Holland tour hoodies with team captain Dan Parr (centre) alongside Peter Kenyon of Euroworld Soccer
The emerald ash borer, a beetle that targets ash trees, has spread from Berkshire County to Essex County and most recently Suffolk County, where the tiny insects were spotted at the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain in Boston.
The light trap attracts borers with light, while in the pheromone trap, red palm weevil is attracted to the pheromone by a chemical secretion.
The accuracy and rigidity of the YBM 640V3 Jig Borer virtually eliminates the need for hand polishing.
A pest known as the emerald ash borer has killed 100 million ash trees in the United States since 2002.
WHILE THE UNITED STATES HAS BEEN DEALING WITH AN emerald ash borer (EAB) infestation since 2002 (see American Forests, Winter 2013).
In an analysis of 18 years of data from 1,296 counties in 15 states, researchers found that Americans living in areas infested by the emerald ash borer, a beetle that kills ash trees, suffered from an additional 15,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease and 6,000 more deaths from lower respiratory disease when compared to uninfected areas.
The tomato borer has bred quickly and moved easily across borders.
The complex includes a new shot hole borer and a symbiotic Fusarium species, which causes branch dieback.
The fast food giant identified it as a corn borer - a "harmless" caterpillar that damages the ears of corn, as well as the stalks, by chewing tunnels.