Wheat"worm` (?), n. Zool.

A small nematode worm (Anguillula tritici) which attacks the grains of wheat in the ear. It is found in wheat affected with smut, each of the diseased grains containing a large number of the minute young of the worm.

 

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Wheat"worm` (?), n.

A small nematode worm (Tylenchus tritici) which attacks wheat, advancing through the stem to the grains in the air.

 

© Webster 1913

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