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Tomato fruit borer (corn earworm) (112) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Tomato fruit borer, corn earworm, cotton bollworm

Scientific Name

Helicoverpa armigera, previously Heliothis armigera.

AUTHOR Gahame Jackson
Information from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press. Photos 1&2 Pita Tikai, ACIAR PC/2010/090, Solomon Islands. Photos 3-8,10&12 Mani Mua, SPC, Sigatoka Research Station, Fiji. Photo 9.Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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