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any of various insects or larvae or mollusks that bore into wood

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This study provides important information about the benefits of biotechnology by directly examining how area-wide suppression of corn borers using Bt corn can improve yield and grain quality even of non-Bt varieties.
Larvae of yellow stem borer boring in the central shoot of rice crop resulting in "Dead heart" at early stage and "White head" at latter stage of the crop are responsible for low yield per acre.
The Pod Borer resistant Cowpea is genetically modified, which enables the crop to resist the attacks from Maruca Virata (a pest that destroys Cowpea on the field) with little pesticide spray on the crop.
The emerald ash borer has not yet been found in Saskatchewan.
The village next week will continue its ongoing program to plant 60 to 70 parkway trees each spring and fall to offset the loss of all those ash trees that fell victim to the borer.
Borer has a process that is compatible with most materials, and can even replace TRIKE, with two simple soaps.
Thus, keeping these views in mind, the present study was conducted to identify resistant sources so as to evolve short duration cultivars less susceptible to pod borer complex in pigeonpea.
This is an assumption, Borer argues, that "has taken on the quality of a truism whose factual basis is deemed almost too obvious to examine" (p.
Two undescribed species of beetles in the genus Euwallacea (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), the polyphagous shot hole borer and the kuroshio shot hole borer, have been reported in California, attacking more than 300 host plants in 58 plant families; agricultural crops include avocado (Persea americana Mill.
A KFC spokesman said the creature was not a maggot but a corn borer.
Peach growers need help with a formidable insect foe: the lesser peachtree borer, a native insect first reported in 1868 in Pennsylvania.
The action alerted her handler, Alice Whitelaw, that she had found an ash tree infested with emerald ash borer.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have advised farmers not to sow paddy nursery before May 20 to avoid attack by rice stem borer.