Bud moth

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(Zool.) a lepidopterous insect of several species, which destroys the buds of fruit trees; esp. Tmetocera ocellana and Eccopsis malana on the apple tree.

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The three products receiving registration are a sprayable formulation of NoMate TPW to control the tomato pinworm on tomatoes; a hand-applied formulation of NoMate PBW to control the pink bollworm on cotton; and a hand-applied formulation of NoMate TABM to control the tufted apple bud moth on apples.