TITLE

Progress made against hardlock cotton

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the effort by researchers in the U.S. to identify the cause and potential solutions of the hardlock problem for cotton producers throughout the most humid regions of the Cotton Belt in the U.S. according to David Wright, University of Florida Extension agronomist. Percentage of lost cotton in Florida because of hardlock according to Wright; Findings of the researchers; Researches done on boll rot.
ACCESSION #
12340626

 

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