Sentence Examples


  • The cotton bollworm (Chlorides obsoleta, also known as Heliothis armiger) is a caterpillar.
  • BT cotton is an insect-resistant variety of cotton seed, which contains a gene to kill the bollworm.
  • By the time the American bollworm appears on the scene the cotton field is bereft of its natural enemies.
  • In 1996, Monsanto's pest-resistant Bt-cotton succumbed to a heat wave in the southern US and was destroyed by bollworms and other pests.
  • Resistant bollworm thrives on a diet containing Cry as well as on cotton modified with a gene for Cry1Ac.

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