Plant bug was No. 1 pest for second year in a row

Robinson, Elton
February 2010
Southwest Farm Press;2/11/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Cotton Insect Loss Estimates study made by entomologist Mike Williams of Mississippi State University Extension. It suggests that the agriculture sector experienced a total loss of 2.56% in 2009, down from 3.8% in 2008. It also indicates that the total loss and cost of control in 2009 amounted to 491 million dollars.


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