northern corn rootworm


northern corn rootworm

noun

Definition of NORTHERN CORN ROOTWORM

:  a corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi syn. D. longicornis) often destructive to Indian corn in the northern parts of the central and eastern United States

First Known Use of NORTHERN CORN ROOTWORM

1952

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