Cane borer

(Zoö.) A beetle (Oberea bimaculata) which, in the larval state, bores into pith and destroy the canes or stalks of the raspberry, blackberry, etc.

See also: Cane

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Above-ground insect control for protection against corn earworm, European corn borer, southwestern corn borer, sugar cane borer, fall armyworm, western bean cutworm and black cutworm: with Dow AgroSciences' HERCULEX I Insect Protection technology and Monsanto's YieldGard VT PRO(TM), a second-generation, two-gene lepidopteran control product contained in Genuity(TM) VT Triple PRO(TM).
In December 2008, CTNBio granted its approval to Dow AgroSciences for HERCULEX(R) I Insect Protection technology that provides protection against the main corn pest in Brazil, the sugar cane borer and fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda).
This advice is for gardeners in other parts of the nation, who prune roses when cane borers are active.