Borers sentence example
He introduced a number of innovations, including steel borers, safety hats, safety fuse, and iron winding ropes.
Potential increase in European corn borers led more farmers to Bt corn.
The other side of the hull, above the cargo, is exposed to the sea and to marine borers is also degraded.
It can take up to six sprays to kill corn borers conventionally.
The tools they operate include lathes, cutters, milling machines, grinders, borers and machines that combine several of these functions.Advertisement
Those include mites, termites (or white ants), thread blight, grey blight, caterpillars (naked or in bags) and caterpillars armed with stinging hairs to protect them, and borers, red and black, some of which eat the core out of the wood, while others content themselves with eating only the bark.
Weeping willow is susceptible to aphids, borers, Japanese beetles, and lacebugs.
Iris should also be cut back, because the eggs of iris borers overwinter on iris leaves and attack the rhizomes in the spring.
It is likely to be attacked by a variety of insects, including aphids, scale, borers, caterpillars, tent caterpillars, Japanese beetles, and spider mites.
All fruit trees should be gone over for borers before cold weather sets in; they also should have been gone over for the same purpose in May and June.Advertisement
The trunks make good piles for wharves, &c., as the wood resists the attacks of borers; the leaves are used for thatching.
The cowpea crops were also infested by pod borers.