TITLE

Rice insects not as "boring"in Texas,Louisiana,researchers say

AUTHOR(S)
Phllips, Kathleen
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/3/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the biological control of rice insect pest, the Mexican rice borer, in Texas and Louisiana. According to entomologists Dr. Mo Way and Dr. Gene Reagan at Louisiana State University, the cutting height on the planting date of rice can affect the population of the insects in the second crop of rice on that same date. In addition, they discuss the concept of long-term management of an insect by taking into consideration all the aspects of biology.
ACCESSION #
67230746

 

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