Sawyer on Crops: Cotton – Silverleaf Whitefly Is Back – Podcast Aug 2, 2018

    🕔Aug 2, 2018
    In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer discusses the situation as silverleaf whiteflies make their presence known in cotton fields throughout the state again, as well […]

    Georgia Cotton: 6 Tips for Managing Silverleaf Whitefly Jul 30, 2018

    🕔Jul 30, 2018
    Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) adults have been observed in low numbers in cotton in some areas during the past week to ten days.  To date very few immature whiteflies have been […]

    Alabama: Crop Insect Pests Will Live On After Cold Weather Jan 30, 2018

    🕔Jan 30, 2018
    Like most pests plaguing the home, many crop insect pests will survive the frigid winter weather. Dr. Ron Smith, an Alabama Cooperative Extension System entomologist, said Alabama has experienced cold winters down […]

    California Cotton: Whitefly, Aphid Numbers Rising Oct 5, 2017

    🕔Oct 5, 2017
    Introduction This period of sampling for the silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) surveys began on Monday, August 14, 2017. Program personnel collected samples from pink bollworm (PBW) trap sites at 5% of […]

    Georgia Cotton: Whitefly Problem Not Over Until the Last Leaf Falls Sep 8, 2017

    🕔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, […]

    Florida Cotton: New Insect and Mite Control Guide Available Sep 8, 2017

    🕔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 […]

    California Cotton: Pest Surveys Show Limited Whitefly Infestations, Abundant Aphids Sep 6, 2017

    🕔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 […]

    Alabama Cotton: Looming Whitefly Disaster – What To Do (Video) Aug 31, 2017

    🕔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 […]

    Alabama: Scout Late-Soybeans for Loopers, Whiteflies a Threat to Cotton Aug 30, 2017

    🕔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 […]

    Florida Cotton: Silverleaf Whiteflies Invade the Panhandle Aug 25, 2017

    🕔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 […]


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