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And cotton crops would often fail when pests like the boll weevil tore through the fields.
The sago palm weevil, a type of beetle, is eaten, roasted or raw, as a larvae in Southeast Asia.Cicadas, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Ants Among the Tastiest Insects|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
See cotton growing, and pick a cotton boll, called "Texas Roses."The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
Swallows in the Southern states kill the cotton-boll weevil, one of our worst insect pests.
The beetle lays its eggs in the young cotton fruit or boll, and the larv feed upon the substance within the boll.
The one beetle doing by far the greatest harm in this country is the cotton-boll weevil.
How did the Cerceris manage to recognize in these jewels the Weevil, the near relative of the vulgar Phynotomus?More Hunting Wasps|J. Henri Fabre