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Synonyms for borer

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


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Mohr, suggested that the study be expanded to include the bivalve wood borers and fouling organisms.
Therefore, environmentally friendly approach such as time of planting be adopted for better management of maize stem borers and increased productivity.
Entomology researchers pinned the molded and printed decoys, as well as dead female emerald ash borers onto leaves in forests to see which ones best attracted wild males.
Emerald ash borers normally make a smooth hole shaped like a half moon.
The traps are used to reduce the spread of fruit stalk borer (bunch borer) and stem borer.
The Yasda YBM 640V3 is the smallest of a complete vertical line-up of Yasda CNC Jig Borers with the largest 1218V model reaching travels of 71 inches (1,800 mm) x 47 inches (1,200 mm) x 23.6 inches 600 mm.
Toxicity of different insecticides against rice stem borers Scirpophaga incertulas and Scirpophaga innotata.
The current study was planned to investigate the impacts of trash burning in sugarcane fields on the underneath hiding biodiversity of arthropods and to assess whether trash burning can be advantageous to some extent by killing the larvae and pupae of sugarcane borers hibernating inside the cane debris.
Relative effectiveness of egg parasitoid Trichogramme chilonis and the two commonly used insecticides, Basudin 60 EC and Furadan 3G against sugarcane stem borer Chilo infuscatellus was evaluated in sugarcane fields under RCB design.
Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine Director-General Feng Hai-tung said Trichogramma has been used to contain American sugarcane borers and corn borers.
Lepidopteran maple borers lay eggs on developing maple shoots just before leaf bud break (Seagraves et al.
Among the synthetic insecticides tested, emamectin benzoate and indoxacarb caused the most significant reduction of okra borers, followed by abamectin and lambda-cyhalothrin.