HOST PLANT RESISTANCE TO INSECTS IN COTTON
Mar 13, 2017

Breeding & Genetic improvement WCRC Breeding-NorthAmerica WCRC1
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Successful crop management components are built on the cultivar foundation.  Insects are one of the major problems in cotton production and their abundance and species mix influence crop and pest management practices.  Heliothines, mirids, aphids, spider mites, and thrips are common insect pests in most production areas.  Boll weevil is a major pest in humid regions of North, Central, and some parts of South America.  Pink bollworms are pests in certain areas.  Spider mites are generally pests in arid production areas...

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