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Synonyms for borer

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


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Collectively, these efforts contributed to improved management of stem borers and reductions in their economic impact (Gaviria 1990; Vargas et al.
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.
METHODS Machine Tools Inc, a leading supplier of innovative precision machine tools, automation and accessories, has announced the introduction of the new Yasda YBM 640V3 3-Axis CNC Vertical Jig Borer which provides high speed, precision boring and milling operations for high accuracy mould, die and complex component manufacturing.
The beetles usually emerge in late May and early June, making early summer the most critical time for everyone to be aware of what the emerald ash borer looks like.
The device, coupled with gas chromatography analysis and wind tunnel experiments, has also proved invaluable in finding and developing attractants to help monitor ash borers.
The scientists estimated that in Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin, borer populations in adjacent non-Bt fields declined by 28 to 73 percent, with similar reductions recorded in Iowa and Nebraska.
Potato, green bean and other host crops also stand to benefit from areawide reductions of corn borers, the researchers noted.
Potato, green bean and other host crops also stand to benefit from area wide reductions of corn borers, the researchers noted.
Q: I have a large white pine, and lately it is suffering from wood borers.
Up to now, many studies have been performed on quality and quantity damage of borers in sugarcane in the world.
With not just bats but an entire genus of trees at stake, forestry officials are working to prevent the ash borers from spreading.
Measurements were done for deep holes borers CARMESIN-BOTEK type, having diameters [d.
Marine borers found in the salt waters of the world can be classified as 1) molluscan borers, commonly known as shipworms and pholads; and 2) crustacean borers including multiple species commonly known as gribbles.
Jig borers rarely wear out, therefore Scott Walker, president of Mitsui Seiki believes major machine tool builders are placing these orders not to replace existing machines, but to increase their own equipment.
The quirks of two kinds of European corn borers are giving researchers another way to study how a single species might split in two.