from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of noctuid moths, giving name to the family Heliothidæ.
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- n. a genus of Noctuidae
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In one application, their system mapped a patch of land that it forecast would be attacked - and when - by the harmful heliothis, a moth that causes billions of dollars of damage to global agriculture each year.
Intercropping and weeding: effects on some natural enemies of African bollworm, heliothis armigera (hbn.) (lep.,