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Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Problem Not Over Until the Last Leaf Falls

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Problem Not Over Until the Last Leaf Falls

👤By Seth McAllister, University of Georgia Extension County Agent 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Farmers in South Georgia have had their fair share of battles this year. Unfortunately, many cotton fields were plagued with Whiteflies this year as noted in the last post. However, the most important thing to remember is that even though

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Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available

👤By Joe Funderburk, University of Florida Entomologist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide provides growers with up-to-date information on scouting and managing insects

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California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids

👤By Lauren Murphy, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Introduction Sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of all cotton fields in each county. The Program has a total of 109

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Alabama Cotton: Looming Whitefly Disaster – What To Do (Video)

Alabama Cotton: Looming Whitefly Disaster – What To Do (Video)

👤Video by William Birdsong, Alabama Cooperative Extension Service 🕔Aug 31, 2017

In this video (see below), Auburn University Extension Entomologist Ron Smith discusses options for managing silverleaf whitefly in Alabama cotton in 2017. Heavy pressure built in the state’s southeastern counties and the threatened cotton, especially late-planted fields. This video –

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Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton

Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton

👤By Tim Reed, Ron Smith, Alana Jacobson, and Barry Freeman, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 30, 2017

During the 3rd week of August cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catch numbers increased significantly over the previous week in Baldwin and Escambia Counties and declined in Autauga and Limestone Counties. Tobacco budworm (TBW) moth trap catches increased in Henry

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Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle

Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle

👤By Ethan Carter, Regional Crop IPM Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Jackson County 🕔Aug 25, 2017

Sliverleaf whiteflies (SLWF), also known as sweet potato whiteflies, are a major pest in many cropping systems. The SLWF has a broad feeding range of over 600 host plants, which includes ornamental, vegetable, and field crops. This season, large populations

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Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Infestations Across the State – What Can You Do?

Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Infestations Across the State – What Can You Do?

👤By Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist 🕔Aug 14, 2017

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia. Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small geographic area. High populations of SLWF were observed during the fall of 2016 and the

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Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying

Alabama Cotton, Soybeans: Moth Numbers Still on the Rise, Scouting Fields Important Before Spraying

👤By Tim Reed, Ron Smith, Alana Jacobson, and Barry Freeman, Alabama Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Cotton bollworm (CBW) moth trap catches increased from the last week of July to the first week of August at the 4 sites available for comparison. However, CBW trap catches tended to be much higher a year earlier at 3

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Georgia Cotton Alert: Silverleaf Whitefly Are Early And Building

Georgia Cotton Alert: Silverleaf Whitefly Are Early And Building

👤Phillip Roberts, Extension Entomologist, Tifton, Georgia 🕔Jul 12, 2017

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia. Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small geographic area. High populations of SLWF were observed during the fall of 2016 and the

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