fall armyworm


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Synonyms for fall armyworm

larva of a migratory American noctuid moth

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Parasitoids of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from a traditional maize crop in the Mexican state of Yucatan.
Fuel-friendly varieties of sweet sorghum will need durable resistance to insect pests like fall armyworms and diseases such as maize dwarf mosaic.
The fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) is the biggest threat to corn growing in Cuba and other tropical countries.
Genuity VT Double PRO RIB Complete, a blend of 95 percent insect-protected and 5 percent refuge seed, offers herbicide tolerance and dual modes of action for above-ground insect protection - including corn earworm, fall armyworm and European and Southwestern corn borer.
This suggests there is a temporal as well as a genetic component to expression of the fall armyworm resistance," says Gautam Sarath, an ARS molecular biologist at Lincoln who is collaborating with Vogel and ARS agronomist Rob Mitchell to explore switchgrass's potential as a commercial ethanol crop.
One agricultural pest, the fall armyworm moth, blows from the south to the northeastern and north-central United States and bursts out in abundant populations in the new territory, according to Dingle.
Through its multiple action modes, 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.
Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphism (AFLP) has been used to assess the genetic variability of a number of insect species, including geographically separated populations of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.
Genuity VT Double PRO corn hybrids provide protection from the European corn borer, southwestern corn borer, fall armyworm and corn earworm, while offering tolerance to Roundup agricultural herbicides.
The CHPRRU scientists have also developed and released corn germplasm lines with resistance to fall armyworm and southwestern corn borer, thus reducing the devastating leaf feeding by the two pests.
Herculex(R) I protects maize plants against European and southwestern corn borer, western bean cutworm, black cutworm and fall armyworm.
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So Stamp and Yang examined how the tomato fruitworm, fall armyworm, and tobacco hornworm-all tomato pests-respond in the laboratory to a diet laced with different combinations of three tomato allelochemicals-chlorogenic acid, rutin, and tomatine.