TITLE

Georgia cotton growers having tough time with thrips

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Phillip
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/31/2013, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increased number of thrips infestations in cotton in Georgia in May 2013. It cites the results of research trials which found that a slow growing seedling incurs greater damage than a rapidly growing seedling with similar thrips infestations. It attributes the surge in thrips infestations to the dry conditions the state is experiencing and discusses the impact of tillage on thrips populations.
ACCESSION #
88033717

 

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