Apple worm

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(Zool.) the larva of a small moth (Carpocapsa pomonella) which burrows in the interior of apples. See Codling moth.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In that study, due to disuse of biological control methods for apple worm,it was attempted to identify farmers' reasons in denying biological control technology for apple worm and related parameters in acceptance of biological control and investigated separately.
One pest that was present--and proved to be repelled effectively by the Surround spray--was plum curculio, a common apple worm that Thomas calls "just a nightmare.
Once upon a summer, apple trees had one principal insect problem: the codling moth, or common apple worm. In most cases, even infested trees often bore plenty of edible fruit.