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corn′ ear`worm

the larva of a noctuid moth, Heliothis zea, that is a pest of corn ears, cotton bolls, and other crops.
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Noun1.tomato fruitworm - larva of a noctuid mothtomato fruitworm - larva of a noctuid moth; highly destructive to especially corn and cotton and tomato crops
family Noctuidae, Noctuidae - cutworms; armyworms
bollworm - any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls
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Population dynamics and biorational management of tomato fruitworm Helicoverpa armigera HA1/4bner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Punjab.
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This study was initiated to introgress alleles for resistance to three of the most important insect pests of tomato in California, beet armyworm, tomato fruitworm, and potato aphid (Lange and Bronson, 1981), from L.
Growth inhibitors in tomato (Lycopersicon) to tomato fruitworm (Heliothis zea).
cotton bollworm and tomato fruitworm) and other crop pests - but also the good guys, such as parasitic wasps and other beneficials that attack the bad guys.
Biological control of tomato fruitworm (Helicoverpa armigera) using egg parasitoid Trichogramma chilonis (Trichogrammatidae: Hymenoptera) and Chrysoperla carnea (Chrysopidae: Neuroptera).
So Stamp and Yang examined how the tomato fruitworm, fall armyworm, and tobacco hornworm-all tomato pests-respond in the laboratory to a diet laced with different combinations of three tomato allelochemicals-chlorogenic acid, rutin, and tomatine.
An insecticide made from this compound could be effective on a range of agricultural insect pests that includes the corn earworm, cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm and tobacco budworm.
cape gooseberry's leaves contain natural compounds that kill insect pests such as the tomato fruitworm within a few days.