Chilli Thrips in Cotton
- Date of Publication
- December 14, 2021
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Chilli thrips ( Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood ) ( Thysanoptera: Thripidae ) are thought to have originated from Southeast Asia, although they are now widely distributed through most of the world-including India, Japan, most of Africa, much of the Caribbean, and South America, and are quickly becoming established in the United States. Chilli thrips are known to infest an impressively wide range of host plants, which includes more than 225 species from at least 40 different plant families. (3 Pages)
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