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New guide to manage cotton insects is now available

Shelley E. Huguley cotton steeple
Cotton ready for harvest at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Halfway Research Station (2017).
New statewide guide on managing cotton pests released.

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 1) description of economic arthropod pests of cotton in Texas, including their associated damage to crop growth stages, 2) description of the various sampling methods for these pests, 3) information on Bt traits available in market and their relative efficacy, and 4) description of action thresholds and management tools for each pest.

New statewide guide on managing cotton pests released.

Here is a link to access online version of the guide.

https://lubbock.tamu.edu/files/2018/01/Cotton-Insect-Management-Guide.pdf

It can also be downloaded from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension bookstore at no cost.

http://www.agrilifebookstore.org/Managing-Cotton-Insects-in-Texas-p/ento-075.htm

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