TITLE

North Carolina, Virginia cotton region leads Belt in thrips damage

AUTHOR(S)
Bacheler, Jack
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/20/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article states that North Carolina and Virginia is leading the rest of the Cotton Belt in the U.S. in thrips levels and damage. In the states, seedling grow off conditions, coupled with the very large ratio of thrips host acreage to the relatively small cotton field size, and a short production season. For a profitable cotton production, the region needs an early, aggressive control of this troublesome pest complex.
ACCESSION #
16865602

 

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