pink bollworm

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pink bollworm

n.
A moth (Pectinophora gossypiella) having pinkish larvae that feed on and damage cotton bolls.

boll•worm

(ˈboʊlˌwɜrm)

n.
1. Also called pink bollworm. the larva of a small moth, Pectinophora gossypiella, that feeds on the seeds of cotton bolls.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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Noun1.pink bollworm - larvae of a gelechiid moth introduced from Asiapink bollworm - larvae of a gelechiid moth introduced from Asia; feeds on the seeds of cotton bolls
family Gelechiidae, Gelechiidae - important economic pests
bollworm - any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls
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For example, in the Queensland fruit fly Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae), female response to male pheromones is lower if male pupae are irradiated at an earlier stage (Fletcher & Giannakakis 1973), and in the pink bollworm Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), pupae age at the time of irradiation can affect male and female longevity (Henneberry & Clayton 1988).
Biochemical and Toxic Characterization of Some Insect Growth Regulators to the Pink Bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders).
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Performance of plant nutrients and alternative chemicals against the cotton bollworms: Pectinophora gossypiella (Lep.
gossypii Muesebeck, 1956 contra Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1844) (Gelechiidae) (Muesebeck 1956, 1967).
2004) after treatment of the male Pectinophora gossypiella (Lepidoptera: Gelechidae) with azadirachtin.
Esta especie presenta gran voracidad en estado larval y en estado adulto, y se le ha registrado depredando un amplio rango de insectos de cuerpo blando, especialmente huevos y larvas de lepidopteros como Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith, 1797), Spodoptera eridania (Stoll, 1782), Helicoverpa zea (Boddie, 1850), Cydiapomonella (Linnaeus, 1758), Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1843) como afidos en el cultivo de maiz.
Sin embargo, Loya-Ramirez (2003) no encontro correlacion significativa entre los adultos de gusano rosado, Pectinophora gossypiella Saunders 1844, capturados en trampas con feromonas y la infestacion de larvas de primer y segundo estadio determinado mediante la inspeccion individual de cuadros (boton floral) y bellotas (frutos).
bactrae, ha sido introducida de los campos algodoneros de Australia al Peru, y ataca al gusano rosado del algodon Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders, 1844) (Gelechiidae) en la costa peruana, asi como una gran variedad de huevos de insectos perjudiciales, especialmente microlepidoptera de la familia Gelechiidae, Pyralidae, Olethreutidae y Noctuidae, en los cultivos de arroz, algodon, cana de azucar, frutales, hortalizas y maiz (Malik, 2001 a b).
PBW, Pectinophora gossypiella, is a potential crop damaging pest in southwestern areas.