What is a boll weevil? Complete General Knowledge Question and Answer for Class 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Students CBSE Exams.

What is a boll weevil?

The boll weevil is a small brown beetle which can ravage cotton crops. It is a native of Central America. Boll weevils have a keen sense of smell. The pest breeds in the cotton plant’s flower buds. They also attack the fibre-filled pods or cotton bolls, hence the name.

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