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Meaning of "corn borer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CORN BORER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CORN BORER

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adverb
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preposition
conjunction
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Corn borer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CORN BORER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

corn borer

Ostrinia

Ostrinia is a genus of moths in the Crambidae family. Several of them, including the European Corn Borer, are agricultural pests.

Definition of corn borer in the English dictionary

The definition of corn borer in the dictionary is the larva of the pyralid moth Pyrausta nubilalis, native to S and Central Europe: in E North America a serious pest of maize.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CORN BORER

corn
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corn dolly
corn earworm
corn exchange
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Corn Laws
corn lily
corn liquor
corn marigold
corn meal
corn oil
corn on the cob
corn pone
corn poppy
corn rose
corn row

WORDS THAT END LIKE CORN BORER

adorer
armorer
borer
colorer
corkborer
Explorer
goal scorer
harborer
honorer
ignorer
marine borer
porer
restorer
rock borer
scorer
snorer
stoneborer
storer
taborer
woodborer

Synonyms and antonyms of corn borer in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «corn borer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CORN BORER

Find out the translation of corn borer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of corn borer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «corn borer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

玉米螟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

barrenador del maíz
570 millions of speakers

English

corn borer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मक्का छिद्रक
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حفار الذرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кукурузного мотылька
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

broca do milho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভুট্টা বোরো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pyrale du maïs
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjaja jagung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Maiszünsler
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アワノメイガ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조명 나방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jagung jagung
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

sâu đục thân ngô
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோளம் துளைப்பான்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉर्न बोरर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Mısır ekmeği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

piralide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kukurydza świder
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кукурудзяного метелика
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sfredelitorul porumbului
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

σκώληκα του αραβοσίτου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koring boorder
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

majsmott
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

corn borer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of corn borer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CORN BORER»

The term «corn borer» is regularly used and occupies the 100.271 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about corn borer

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORN BORER»

Discover the use of corn borer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to corn borer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Control of the European corn borer
Economic importance; Distribution in Canada; Strains; Description and habits; Damage; Life cicle; Control method.
M. Hudon, W. H. Foott, D. G. R. McLeod, 1982
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Experiments on breeding corn resistant to the European corn ...
BREEDING CORN FOR RESISTANCE TO THE EUROPEAN CORN BORER. Jour. Amer. Soc. Agron. 22: 986-992, illus. (10) 1931. BREEDING EUROPEAN CORN BORER RESISTANT CORN. Jour. Amer. Soc. Agron. 23: 960-964, illus. 1933.
Marion Thomas Meyers, 1937
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Scouting, quarantine, and control for the European corn ...
95 characterized by large stalks have shown usually a greater tolerance to severe injury by the corn borer than have varieties with smaller stalks. This applies to sweet corn, field corn (dent and flint), and corn grown for fodder or silage.
Leon Howard Worthley, D. J. Caffrey, 1927
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Dispersal and Mating System of European Corn Borer, Ostrinia ...
Potential Pre-mating Dispersal in European Corn Borer. In preparation. Hu, Y. and D. A. Andow. 2008c. A Technique for Distinguishing Virgin and Mated Males of European Corn Borer. Submit. Hudon, M., LeRoux, E. J. and D. G. Harcourt.
Yang Hu, 2008
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Farmers' Bulletin
The habits of the European corn borer, and the cultural practices employed in corn production and utilization, are different in different areas. However, the sound farming practices discussed here, and the recommended use of insecticide, work ...
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The host plants of the European corn borer in New England
SUMMARY The European corn borer, although primarily a com insect, has been found on more than 200 different kinds of plants. A number of other plants examined were found to be uninfested. The insect is occasionally a pest of economic ...
Benjamin Earl Hodgson, 1928
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Dispersal Behavior of Neonate European Corn Borer, Ostrinia ...
Use of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner corn hybrids to determine the direct economic impact on the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on field corn in eastern Canada. J. Econ. Entomol. 83: 1595-1603. Beck, S.D. 1956.
Jessica Ann Goldstein, 2007
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Molecular Genetic Approaches to Maize Improvement
Cry proteins can control the larvae of damaging lepidopteran (moth) species, including the corn borer complex (the European corn borer, southwestern corn borer Diatraea grandiosella, and sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis), corn ...
Alan L. Kriz, Brian A. Larkins, 2008
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Relationship Between Corn Stalk Strength and Southwestern ...
Key words: Diatraea grandiosella, Zea mays, stalk strength, penetration resistance
Bradley Kyle Gibson, 2009
10
Crop Protection Research Advances
Grain yield, stalk lodging, rind penetrometer resistance, first- and second- generation European corn borer damage, leaf penetrometer resistance at the whorl stage and anthesis, and stalk traits including crude fiber, cellulose, lignin, and silica ...
Earl N. Burton, Peter V. Williams, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORN BORER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term corn borer is used in the context of the following news items.
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'The End of Plenty' author Joel Bourne, Jr: No GMO 'damages' but …
... Bt transgene, a soil bacterium that will kill lepidopteran insects like corn rootworm or European corn borer, which are major agronomic pests. «Genetic Literacy Project, Jul 15»
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SWD, cereal leaf beetles join year's pest list
European corn borer populations continue to be low. The WPB noted that infestation rates are most often below 10 percent of the corn plants ... «Wisfarmer, Jul 15»
3
Could We Use Sex Chemicals -- Rather Than Toxic Ones -- to …
In other words, the scent that a corn borer produces will only attract other corn borers – not honeybees or praying mantises or other beneficial ... «Care2.com, Jul 15»
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Ron Kujawski: Having worms in lawn is beneficial
Control European corn borer by applying Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) or spinosad to the central whorl of leaves on corn plants. Check the product ... «Berkshire Eagle, Jul 15»
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Mid-season insect pests and disease
Corn insects we may see in July are European corn borer and new to northern Ohio the Western bean cutworm. See your Corn, Soybean, ... «Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net, Jul 15»
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West central Michigan vegetable regional report – July 1, 2015
Sweet corn growers report seeing European corn borer activity in sweet corn. Look for window pane feeding or shotholes in the whorl prior to ... «Michigan State University Extension, Jul 15»
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East Michigan vegetable regional report – July 1, 2015
European corn borer eggs hatched last week in Saginaw, Michigan, fields, and could be found within the whorls. Products to use include Hero, ... «Michigan State University Extension, Jul 15»
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Bt Corn Refuge Compliance
However, corn borer moths will fly longer distances prior to mating and can encounter refuge insects even up to 1/2 mile away. Structured ... «Columbus Telegram, Jun 15»
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Include engineered crops in Cornell study on bee collapse
Genetically altered crop seeds imbued with pesticides that are retained by the whole corn plant do discourage the invasion of the corn borer. «Albany Times Union, Jun 15»
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Hollywood celebrities embrace pseudoscience, promote anti-GMO …
An herbicide that might be fatal to weeds or pesticide that kills off a corn borer can have no effect on humans. The bottom line is that it's ... «Genetic Literacy Project, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Corn borer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/corn-borer>. Mar 2020 ».
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