ECB

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Related to European corn borer: Pyrausta nubilalis
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ECBEuropean Central Bank
ECBEngland and Wales Cricket Board
ECBEconomics and Business (various organizations)
ECBEvropska Centralna Banka (Slovenian: European Central Bank)
ECBEuropean Corn Borer (insect)
ECBEuropean Chemicals Bureau
ECBElectronic Codebook
ECBElectronic Control Box (aviation)
ECBExternal Controller-Based (disk storage)
ECBEvent Control Block
ECBEducational Communications Board (Wisconsin)
ECBEmirates Cricket Board (United Arab Emirates)
ECBElectronic Code Book
ECBElectronically Controlled Brake
ECBEast Cobb Baseball (Georgia)
ECBEmacs Code Browser
ECBEmergency Capacity Building (humanitarian initiative)
ECBExternal Commercial Borrowing
ECBEnglish Cricket Board
ECBEast Carolina Bank (North Carolina)
ECBElectrically Controlled Birefringence (LCD driving mode)
ECBEmergency Call Box
ECBEast Coast Boogiemen (band)
ECBEric Cohen Books (Israel)
ECBEntreprise Construction Bâtiment (French: Building Construction Company)
ECBEngineer Combat Battalion (US DoD)
ECBÉtanchéité-Couverture-Bardage (French: Sealing-Cover-Siding)
ECBEmergency City Bike (France)
ECBEvaluation Capacity Building
ECBExtra Care Bucks (CVS Rewards Program)
ECBEvangelical Christian Baptist
ECBEuropean Congress on Biotechnology
ECBEchelons Corps and Below (US DoD)
ECBElectronic Components Business
ECBElection Commission of Bhutan (est. 2006)
ECBEuropean Cultural Backbone (mediacultural coalition)
ECBEthernet to Coax Bridge
ECBElectronic Code Block
ECBExpress Cargo Bill of Lading (freight)
ECBÉcole de Conduite Bourbonnaise (French driving school)
ECBElectronic Circuit Breaker
ECBEnvironmental Chemistry Branch (US DoD and US EPA)
ECBÉtoile Cycliste Baralbine (French cycling club)
ECBElectronic Council Book
ECBEngineering and Construction Bulletin (USACE)
ECBEscrime Club Bressan (French fencing club)
ECBÉtablissements Claude Blandin et Fils (French: Claude Blandin and Son Establishment)
ECBÉdition Communication Bureautique (French: Editing Communication Business)
ECBÉtudiants contre les Blocages (French: Students against Crashes)
ECBElectrically Controlled Brake (automobiles)
ECBEntry Control Block
ECBEnhanced Class B (airspace)
ECBEthernet Client Bridge (3Com)
ECBEurope Card Bus
ECBEquivalent Complex Baseband
ECBEmitter-Base-Collector
ECBExpendable Communication Buoy
ECBEurodocsis Certification Board
ECBEngine Compression Braking
ECBElectrical Codes Board
ECBEmbedded Computer Board
ECBEmpty Cardboard Box
ECBEltham Concert Band
ECBEncore Concert Band (Orland Park, IL)
ECBEddy Current Breaking
ECBElectron Tunneling from Conduction Band
ECBElevator Control Board
ECBExercise Control Branch (job title)
ECBEynesford Concert Band (Kent, UK)
ECBEngineering Core Backbone (Sprint)
ECBEarth Connecting Bar
ECBElectrical Control Board
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insects such as the European corn borer and the pink bollworm are
Phytochemical changes during recurrent selection for resistance to the European corn borer.
Berthaud argues insect-resistant GM corn is engineered to kill European corn borers, not the types of pests that live in Mexico's southern climate.
Furthermore, he said, Mexico has little or no problem with the European corn borer, so there would be no reason to plant this variety.
In light of the interest in the effects of Bt-corn on insecticide use and European corn borer (ECB) management, I compiled official USDA data on insecticide use on corn for 1971, 1982, 1991, 1995, 1998.
The genetically engineered maize, known as Bt-corn, is fitted with genes from a bacterium which pro-duce a substance poisonous to the European corn borer.
Mycogen introduced NatureGard hybrid seed corn with Bacillus thuringiensis-based resistance to European corn borer for planting in the United States in 1996.
For instance, a certain kind of bacteria produces a toxin that is fatal to the European corn borer, but harmless to other forms of life.
Transgenic corn hybrids expressing Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins were initially developed to reduce injury from corn stalk borers such as the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hiibner) and southwestern corn borer, Diatraea grandiosella (Dyar).
The European corn borer alone is one of the most damaging insect pests of corn throughout the United States and Canada.
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