TITLE

Final curtain for pink bollworm

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Cary; Cline, Harry
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;9/2/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 17, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the eradication program of the pink bollworm (PBW), a pest that harms southwestern desert cotton fields in the U.S. It notes the program's success in Far West Texas and Arizona and states that the high levels of Bt cotton planting have become the most potent weapon used in the eradication program in California. It also mentions the importance of the sterile moth component in the said program.
ACCESSION #
53742950

 

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