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A particular synthetic blend was developed specifically for the boll weevil.
Made of Argentinium silver by Birmingham jewelry designer Sarah Morgan, these charms come in a variety of options that celebrate our state, including the Alabama flag, a cotton boll, an eagle head, USS Alabama, The Vulcan and more.
WRECKING BOLL The playoffs for winger Jared Boll have mirrored his regular season – a lot of game nights the warm-up before the game is the extent of his action.
There could also be problems for cotton growers if heavy rains fall on the plants as the bolls are starting to open, said Don Keeney, a meteorologist at MDA Weather Services in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
At the Daughters’ memorial building, a design adorns the massive bronze doors — a cotton boll.
An inspector will be sent out to place a boll weevil trap in my yard.
Cotton seed is sprouting inside the bolls, and any salvageable lint is stained and of poor quality.
Engineering students at Enterprise High School used 3-D printers last year to create miniature boll-weevil monument Christmas ornaments.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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