Boll weevil eradication goes into effect

Tuxbury, Georgia
September 2005
Southwest Farm Press;9/15/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 18, p8
Trade Publication
Reports on the election of Lower Rio Grande Valley to be part of the Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation in Texas. Cost of funding the eradication for irrigated land and for dry cotton; High hopes of Manda Cattaneo, the Cotton Integrated Pest Management Entomologist at Texas A&M Agricultural Research and Extension Center for the eradication program; Increased yield because diapause weevils do not feed on top bolls.


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