Texas Cotton: New Insect Management Guide Available

    Cotton fleahopper adult. Photo: Texas AgriLife Extension

    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.




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