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North American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground

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Temperature impacts the development and survival of common cutworm (Spodoptera litura): Simulation and visualization of potential population growth in India under warmer temperatures through life cycle modeling and spatial mapping.
An automated trailer sprayer system for targeted control of cutworm in vineyards.
Temperature and diet effect on black cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larval development.
The black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon) is the most common pest on turf.
The larva looks like a climbing cutworm and moths resemble the cutworm moths, often called miller moths, that come to lights in the autumn.
And insects like ants and cutworm moths--both high-protein sources for grizzly bears--might also increase with rising temperatures.
This spring, when the grizzly exited its den to begin hunting, it found its life in order, army cutworm moths where they'd been in years past, Yellowstone cutthroat trout swishing through the usual rivers.
The natural diet of Yellowstone's grizzlies consists largely of pine seeds and three other foods: spawning cutthroat trout, army cutworm moths and carrion (primarily bison and elk).
He measured changes in how they occupied their shelters, and he travelled across eastern Australia gathering specimens of their larvae: a species of cutworm known to be a minor pest of agriculture.
You could grow a variety called Sytan which is of the Nantes type and is said to be the least susceptible variety to carrot fly and cutworm yet still has good taste.
Forewings of 10 species of moths occurred [greater than or equal to] five times in feeding roosts, including the greater red dart (Abagrotis alternata), the ipsilon dart (Agrotis ipsilon), the azalea sphinx (Darapsa pholus), the lettered sphinx (Deidamia inscripta), the curve-toothed geometer (Eutrapela clemataria), the white-dotted prominent (Nadata gibbosa), the gray quaker (Orthosia alurina), [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 2 OMITTED] the red-lined panopoda (Panopoda rufimargo), the variegated cutworm moth (Peridroma saucia) and the armyworm moth (Pseudaletia unipuncta).
At that time, I also examined rosette leaves for cutworm damage that occurred between experimental perforation and flowering.
Through its multiple modes of action, POWERCORE(TM) combines the control of major corn pests, such as Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), Sugarcane borer (Diatraea saccharalis), Corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea), Corn stalk borer (Elasmopalpus lignosellus) and Black cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon), and tolerance to two types of herbicides - glyphosate and glufosinate.
The SIT has been investigated and proposed as a suitable method of control, as the common cutworm has developed resistance to a number of insecticides (Seth & Sharma 2001).