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Common in vegetable gardens throughout North America, the corn earworm ( Helicoverpa zea) is one of the most destructive insect pests attacking corn. It's also ...


Although it is easily confused with corn earworm, it rarely is a vegetable pest and never feeds on corn. Close examination reveals that in tobacco budworm ...


Corn earworms cause grain losses estimated at 2.5% annually, with losses in the southeastern U.S. reaching up to 16.7%. Get identification and management ...


Helicoverpa zea, commonly known as the corn earworm, is a species in the family Noctuidae. The larva of the moth Helicoverpa zea is a major agricultural pest.


Corn earworm is potentially the greatest threat to sweet corn production in ... at the end of the season, most insecticides used on sweet corn target this pest.


Biology. The corn earworm (Helicoverpa zea Boddie) is a common insect in corn. First and second generation caterpillars attack the whorl stage while the later ...


Corn earworm, also called cotton bollworm or tomato fruitworm, larva of the moth Heliothis zea (in some classifications H. armigera; family Noctuidae).


Corn earworm moths are most active during evening and night. They are about 0.75 inch long, rather robust, with a wing ...


Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zea). Insect Fact Sheet integrated pest management. Description. Life Cycle. Injury. Corn earworm larva. Corn earworm adult.


Helicoverpa zea. The corn earworm is a very important pest of sweet corn. It can also be a pest in tomatoes, cotton, sorghum, vetch, and other hosts. Thus, it also ...