TITLE

Study targets plant bugs, stink bugs

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, David
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/13/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the study conducted by Cotton Inc. on the management strategies to reduce the impact of the pests. Over the last decade, changes in the cotton farming landscape have created an environment where sucking pests have become much more important. This has occurred in large part because low-insecticide cotton production has been enhanced by boll weevil eradication and the rapid acceptance of beta cotton varieties. The result is that stink bugs and plant bugs are on the warpath. To that end, Cotton Inc. is spearheading several comprehensive studies in the Southeast and Mid-South regions of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
16780767

 

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