Field Guide to Predators, Parasites and Pathogens Attacking Insect and Mite Pests of Cotton: Recognizing the Good Bugs in Cotton
- Date of Publication
- December 7, 2021
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The role of natural enemies in cotton pest management has often been obscured by the widespread use of broad-spectrum insecticides. However, cotton can support a large complex of insects, spiders, and mites that feed on cotton pests. Changes in the cotton production system have highlighted the importance of beneficial insect species. This book is an aid in identifying beneficial insects in cotton. (136 Pages)
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