How does Boll Weevil Destroy Cotton Plant?


The boll weevil is a beetle which lays its eggs on the boll. As there are around 200 eggs, this damages the exterior of the boll. The larvae, when hatched, eat the cotton.
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The boll weevil eats the buds off the cotton plant, which prevents the cotton from growing.
A Boll Weevil is a grayish weevil
The Boll Weevil destroys the cotton plant by reproducing and laying it's eggs on it, in turn makes the eggs hatch and the baby Boll Weevils eat the plant for food.
it make the plant burn in to ash.
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How Does the Boll Weevil Destroy the Cotton Plant?
A boll is the rounded capsule that contains the seeds of the cotton plant and provides the name for the infamous boll weevil of the South--an insect legendary in history for its ability to destroy cotton harvests.... More »
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Boll weevils destroy cotton plants simply by eating them. Adult boll weevils eat it all through the growing season and lay their eggs in the cotton bolls. When the young boll weevils are ready to come out, they eat their way through the precious cotton fibers in the boll. You can find more information here:
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