Corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea  (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - 1320028

Corn earworm
Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)

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
Image location: United States

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Name: Jack Dykinga
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1320028

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, December 20, 2006