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

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Influence of four food plants on development and fecundity of the spotted cutworm, Agrotis c-nigrum.
There's good value there: insect protection against a wide range of pests, including western bean cutworm, that are coming into our area, and the ability to cut refuge to 5%.
They are cutworms, the larvae of nocturnal moths, and they eat through the stems of young plants, mainly of the cabbage family and lettuces, but also leeks, parsnips, strawberries and some flowers.
They also tested promising strains against the beet armyworm, black cutworm, cabbage looper, and imported cabbageworm.
Hsp70 and small Hsps are the major heat shock protein members involved in midgut metamorphosis in the common cutworm, Spodoptera litura.
The Agrisure Viptera trait is a novel insect management tool that protects corn crops against a variety of harmful pests, including corn earworm, black cutworm and Western bean cutworm.
HERCULEX XTRA is a stacked trait that combines HERCULEX I Insect Protection (protection from aboveground insects, such as corn borer, fall armyworm, western bean cutworm and black cutworm) with HERCULEX RW Rootworm Protection (protection from belowground insects, such as corn rootworm), resulting in season-long activity.
It ensures our customers will have continued access to our outstanding technologies protecting crops against a wide variety of the most devastating pests in corn, including European Corn Borer and Western Bean Cutworm.
On top of this are concerns that significant global climate change, which many scientists believe has already begun, threatens not only whitebark pine but tundra flowers that produce nectar for Army cutworm moths, another valuable staple for dozens of bears.
Two cutworm moths were the fastest spreading of the accidentally introduced moth species," he says.
These elite hybrids deliver the broadest spectrum in-plant insect protection -- including effective control of European corn borer, corn rootworm, corn earworm, fall armyworm, western bean cutworm and black cutworm -- through multiple modes of action expressed throughout the entire plant, minimizing the potential for resistance.
Tillage and soil insecticide effects on predator black cutworm (Lepiodoptera: Noctuidae) interactions in corn agroecosystems.
The weekly call-in radio programs were known as "Western Bean Cutworm Alerts" and were highly successful.
Potato growers have been warned about the possibility of imminent cutworm damage.
The moths that are parents of the familiar black cutworm appear to be fly-by-night insects that originate in the South but migrate to midwestern cornfields.