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Nonchemical control of pink bollworms

Nonchemical control of pink bollworms

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pink bollworm -- Control -- Arizona.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. E. Bryan ... [et al.].
    SeriesARS-W -- 39.
    ContributionsBryan, D. E., United States. Agricultural Research Service. Western Region., University of Arizona. Agricultural Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15221613M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bryan, D.E. Nonchemical control of pink bollworms. Berkeley: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, The authors of this book report up-to-date methodologies relating to isolation, identification and use of various enzymes and receptor systems that serve as targets for insecticide action or as.

Nonchemical means. Biological methods have also been proposed to control whitefly infestation, and may be paired with chemical methods. Washing the plant, especially the undersides of leaves, may help reduce the number of the pests on the plants and make their Class: Insecta.

Standard practice in irrigated cotton, for example, includes the application of chemical defoliants, dessicants, or plant growth regulators before the end of the growing season to cause the crop to drop the leaves and squares (buds) that act as food and shelter resources for pink bollworms, bollworms, and the boll weevil (Adkisson, ; Jones.

Cotton (Gossypium spp.) has a reputation for receiving more chemical control than most other arable r, it also provides a good example of diversity of IPM programs as it is grown in many different areas of the world. Cotton varieties with smooth leaves suffer extensively from jassid infestations (Figure 3), so early in the development of the largely rainfed cotton industry in sub.

Development of Insect Resistance to Plant Biopesticides: An Overview. November ; using nonchemical control techniques and leaving. assortative mating occurred in pink bollworms.

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nonchemical control of insect pests. However, Headley () predicted that chemical control would have a major role in pest management in high value crops until and then the trend for nonchemical control methods would increase (Table 1). He also pre-dicted that resistant cultivars would have a major role in controlling pests in grain crops.

LITERATURE CITED per acre in cotton and their relation to the fruiting cycle and yield of the host. Econ. Entomol. Adkisson, P. L., C. Bailey File Size: 34MB.

Nonchemical control of pink bollworms / ([Berkeley]: U. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, [Western Region], ), by Douglas Everett Bryan (page images at HathiTrust).

The> combination of practices developed in Texas provided' th» growers1 with a control program for the pink bollworm 30 successful that insecticides are seldom needed (Adkisson ).

' During the. past several years research has been conducted in Arizona on cultural control of the. pink bollworm.

Biological control is another method of pest control which refers to the use of natural enemies to suppress pests below the economic injury.

A good example would be the use of predator mites, Phytoseiulus persimilesto control the two-spotted re spider mite, Tetranychusurticaein several conditions. ABSTRACT BOOK First International Conference on Biological Control Approaches and Applications Third International Workshop of the IOBC Global Working Group on Biological Control and Management of Parthenium Weed Workshop of the IAPPS Working.

OISAT is a web-based system to distribute information on non-chemical pest management that is easy to read and easy to understand. Information provided via is relevant to small-scale farmers who intend to produce crops using safer and more affordable non-chemical pest management practices.

It provides varied information on how to lower the cost of production based on recommended. The book consists of chapters on prevention strategies in weed management, exploitation of weedcrop interactions to manage weed problems, cultural methods, cover crops, allelopathy, classical biological control using phytophagous insects, bioherbicides, mechanical weed control, non-living mulches, thermal weed control and soil solarization.

India in The pink worm withdraws nutrients from the inside of the cottonseed and may cause serious yield losses. Although the most sever infestations have occurred in Africa and India, the pink bollworm has been recorded in nearly all cotton-producing countries and is a key pest in many of these areas.

Infestations may.The book is now published and it has received good reviews, with two 5 star reviews at It was published in November and the University of Maryland and Texas A&M have decided to adopt the book for their futures and options classes.Cotton Insect Pest Management Thus many producers now are on a chemical treadmill leading to bankruptcy unless nonchemical alternative insect control strategies are developed or unless they cease to grow cotton.

The objective of this program is to reduce the overwintering population of pink bollworms to such an extent that infestations.