Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of armyworm.

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Examples

  • In some cases such as armyworms feeding in the maize leaf whorl, the insect is very localized, so general coverage is not needed.

    Chapter 10

  • In both Victoria and Western Australia they found pests such as armyworms and pea weevils have declined, but other pests such as mites and lucerne fleas have been on the rise.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • At least not since I was a child and afraid of the armyworms that hung from our trees in the summer.

    Kiss It

  • At least not since I was a child and afraid of the armyworms that hung from our trees in the summer.

    Kiss It

  • The country has also experienced severe crop devastation by armyworms - a caterpillar pest - in the south western Highlands and southern region.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Adding to the impoverished country's woes, some 2,000 hectares of corn and rice fields have been destroyed by armyworms in the south and central parts of Malawi, the agriculture ministry said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Indeed, it seems likely that armyworms, fruit borers, corn borers, and related pests will become the main targets of neem products in the near future.

    5 Effects on Insects

  • There are claims of positive results using this method of biological control with several other caterpillars including fall armyworms (Spodoptera litura) and corn earworms (Heliothis zea).

    5. How plants live and grow

  • Not as effective on armyworms, earworms, and flea beetles.

    Chapter 12

  • They are especially well suited for soil applications and for placement in the leaf whorls of maize and sorghum to control armyworms.

    Chapter 10

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