Weevil eradication nears finish line

Smith, Ron
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/6/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p32
Trade Publication
The article discusses the Boll Weevil Eradication Program (BWEP). Osama E. El-Lissy, director of the USDA-APHIS invasive species and pest management, says that complete eradication in the U.S. is a tribute to tremendous cooperation between growers, consultant, universities and government agencies, who should be a model for other pest management programs. Moreover, control depends on approaches such as chemical, cultural and regulatory.


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