Image Number: 1320028

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
A natural insecticide in the silk of some corn lines will deter earworms in the future if ARS scientists succeed in transferring genes that control the production of maysin.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Heliothinae
Genus: Helicoverpa
Subject: Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, December 20, 2006