What does bollworm mean?

bollworm meaning in General Dictionary

The larva of a moth Heliothis armigera which devours the bolls or unripe pods regarding the cotton plant often doing great problems for the crops

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  • any of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls
  • The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods associated with cotton plant, frequently performing great harm into the crops.

bollworm meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) The larva of a moth (Heliothis armigera) which devours the bolls or unripe pods of cotton plant, often doing great injury to the crops.


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The cotton bollworm (Chlorides obsoleta, also known as Heliothis armiger) is a caterpillar.

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