Entomologists with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have released a new statewide guide on managing insect pests of cotton.
The highlights of new guide include:
- description of economic arthropod pests of cotton in Texas, including their associated damage to crop growth stages,
- description of the various sampling methods for these pests,
- information on Bt traits available in market and their relative efficacy, and
- description of action thresholds and management tools for each pest.
Here is a link to access the online version of the guide.
It can also be downloaded from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension bookstore at no cost.