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Corn Earworm Project By: Gause Elementary Problem 1: What type of animal is eating the corn? Should it be eliminated? Hypotheses Life cycle of Heliocoverpa zea Conclusion

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Corn Earworm Project

By: Gause Elementary

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Life cycle of Heliocoverpa zea

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The corn earworm moth is food for bats and other animals. If the moth is completely eliminated, it could seriously affect the animals that rely on it for food. Before eliminating the moth, research should be done on the animals that feed on the moth.

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Conclusion cob?

The corn earworms are cannibals. The larvae eat each other.

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Problem 3: Which of the crops listed below can earworm larvae survive on?






Green beans

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Conclusion: larvae survive on?

We need to retest and change the food every day to prevent rotting or retest using live plants.

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Problem 4: larvae survive on?

Will corn earworm moths drink Sweet-n-low and water, Equal and water, and sugar water?

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Conclusion larvae survive on?

(12 moths tested)

7 Sugar

2 Sweet-n-Low

1 Equal

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Resources: larvae survive on?

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Alton Bryant

Cody Wall

Kelsey Robertson

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