European corn borer moth


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Noun1.European corn borer moth - native to EuropeEuropean corn borer moth - native to Europe; in America the larvae bore into the stem and crown of corn and other plants
pyralid, pyralid moth - usually tropical slender-bodied long-legged moth whose larvae are crop pests
genus Pyrausta, Pyrausta - moths whose larvae are corn borers
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The European corn borer moth, a billion-dollar crop pest attacking over 200 plant species, illustrates the system's sophistication.
They said Midwestern states that planted corn genetically modified to make a toxin that fights off European corn borer moths has dramatically cut the $1 billion in annual losses from the pest, even preserving crops that have not been altered.

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