Boll weevil eradication improving yields, reducing pest treatment costs in Texas

Smith, Ron
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/4/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses boll weevil eradication as part of the success in the cotton production in Texas. It states that the obliteration of boll weevils improved cotton yields and reduced costs for pest treatment in the state. Other factors that contribute to the increase in the Texas cotton production include improved management, better varieties, and technology.


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