Georgia contends with whitefly, which are gaining ground outside of their normal geographic range.
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have decreased some, as this flight out of corn subsides. The recent widespread rain storms will wet the soil and undoubtedly allow more […]
Cotton – Southeast – Insects Ramping Up, Whiteflies Add Complications In Lower Region – AgFax Aug 5, 2020
Hot and dry weather are pushing whiteflies and spider mites. Bollworms and plant bugs are active, too.
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have increased dramatically, as have sightings of adults and larvae in the field. We are finding much more injury to non-Bt cotton than […]
In Georiga, whiteflies continue to expand out of their normal range, complicating treatment decisions for other pests.
Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, reported that it is difficult for him to find aphids in cotton now because of the natural fungus taking them out. He saw […]
Whiteflies and spider mites are becoming more apparent, and treatments are going out
Drake Perrow, producer and consultant in Calhoun County, said earlier this week that he is picking up some fungus on cotton aphids but also is seeing spider mites building. Charles […]
Whitefly treatments have been necessary in Georgia in areas where the pest tends to develop every year, but people in the field are beginning to find at least a few whitefly outside of their historic range.
South Carolina Cotton: Bollworm Trap Counts Bump Up Jul 10, 2020
Drake Perrow, producer and consultant in Calhoun County, commented this week that “aphids seem to be enjoying this weather.” I agree with Drake, as aphids seem to still be building, […]