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The pink bollworm.

United States. Bureau of Entomology.

The pink bollworm.

by United States. Bureau of Entomology.

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Published by Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boll-worm.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy W.D. Hunter ...
    ContributionsHunter, W. D. 1875-1925.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB945.B75 U6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL235468M
    LC Control Numberagr14001378
    OCLC/WorldCa28141482

    Pink bollworm collected from 10 cotton fields in were used to start 10 laboratory strains. The AZP-R strain was created by pooling from these field-derived strains individuals that survived on diet with 1, , or 10 μg of Cry1Ac per ml. The F5 progeny of the parents of the AZP-R strain were fed a diet with 10 μg of Cry1Ac per. The USDA Pink Bollworm Project Photograph Collection documents the work of the Plant Quarantine and Control Administration on bollworm detection, prevention, and quarantine measures. The materials consist primarily of black-and-white and color photographs of plant and insect specimens, scientific activities, facilities, and personnel.

      Article Views are the COUNTER-compliant sum of full text article downloads since November (both PDF and HTML) across all institutions and individuals. Monsanto’s press release in early March said the main pest that attacks cotton plants, the pink bollworm, was found in Bt fields in four districts of Gujarat. The company added no instance of resistance in pests was found in places where farmers are using its advanced Bollgard-II .

    pink bollworm, destructive larva of a moth, Pectinophora gossypiella. Probably of Native American origin, it is a serious pest of cotton in the S United States, chiefly along the Mexican border. The larva feeds on the blossoms, lint, and seeds of cotton and may pupate in the buds. It causes a 20% to 50% crop loss in infested areas. Source for information on pink bollworm: The Columbia. The pink bollworm was first found in the United States in Texas in , but rigid quarantine and cultural control programs prevented the pest from causing widespread economic problems until the early s (Newsom and Brazzel, ). Similarly, the pink bollworm was discovered in Florida in , but an eradication program con-.


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Pink bollworm, Platyedra gossypiella (Saund.), as a pest of cotton at Zeidab, northern Sudan. Bulletin of Entomological Research, Dhaliwal ZS, Joginder Singh, The pink bollworm. book HS, Sidhu AS, Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: United States.

Bureau of Entomology. Pink bollworm. [Washington, Govt. Print. Off.]   The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) is considered one of the most deleterious pest on cotton, it causes magnitude damage to bolls especially during outbreak. This pest, as well as the other phytophagus lepidopteron insect species acquired resistance to the majority of the used conventional : Al-Kazafy Sabry, Al-Kazafy Hassan.

The pink bollworm, with special reference to steps taken by the Department of Agriculture to prevent its establishment in the United States. Hunter, W. (Walter David), Publication date. Control the pink bollworm now. (Circular) [Roney, J.

N] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Control the pink bollworm now. (Circular)Author: J. N Roney. Studies of the pink bollworm in Mexico (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Studies of the pink bollworm in Mexico. [Walter Ohlendorf; United States. bollworm, name for the larvae of two different moths. The pink bollworm pink bollworm, destructive larva of a moth, Pectinophora gossypiella.

Probably of Native American origin, it is a serious pest of cotton in the S United States, chiefly along the Mexican border. The notorious cotton pest, pink bollworm, is now eradicated from the continental U.S.

after first being introduced a century ago. The global problem was getting out of hand, but a. The pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella; Spanish: lagarta rosada) is an insect known for being a pest in cotton farming. The adult is a small, thin, gray moth with fringed wings.

The larva is a dull white caterpillar with eight pairs of legs with conspicuous pink banding along its dorsum. The larva reaches one half inch in length. The pink bollworm can cause a heavy loss of cotton wherever its population builds up to "outbreak" numbers.

In a single year,it was responsible for cotton losses of more than $28 million in 38 counties in southern Texas.

PDF | On Jan 1,Steven E. Naranjo and others published A Bibliography of the Pink Bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders), was described by W.W.

Saunders in as Depressaria gossypiella from specimens found to be damaging cotton in India. Infestations in the United States first occurred in Texas cotton in At present, the pink bollworm has been recorded in nearly all cotton-growing countries of the world and.

Pink bollworm. The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella, is a key worldwide pest of cotton. In the southern California desert valleys and in Mexico, its presence has altered IPM schemes since the s, necessitating the application of 10–15 extra insecticide sprays per hectare per season.

PINK BOLLWORM. Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) -- Gelechiidae (Contacts)GO TO ALL: Bio-Control Cases When iella invaded the lower Colorado Desert of Arizona and California inwithin 10 years the following damages resulted: (1) total cotton area dropped f ha.

to 37, ha., (2) total value of cotton dropped from $, to $71, (3) insect control costs. The pink bollworm is distributed in many cotton-growing countries, including India, Iran, Afghanistan, Turkey, Japan, China, Korea, Greece, and Italy.

The insect does not occur in the USSR, where it is an object of external quarantine. The pink bollworm produces two to six generations per year. D.E. Sonenshine, in Reference Module in Life Sciences, Pink bollworm. The pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella, is a key worldwide pest of the southern California desert valleys and in Mexico, its presence has altered IPM schemes since the s, necessitating the application of 10–15 extra insecticide sprays per hectare per season.

The cotton crop in parts of Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra has come under pink bollworm attack as there is an erosion of resistance to the pest in some transgenic varieties.

The pink bollworm, P. gossypiella is native to Asia and it was first described from larvae recovered from infested cotton bolls in India in (Noble ). Pink bollworm larvae, photo by Peggy Greb, USDA Agricultural Research Service, It was love at first sight for many pink bollworms this year, but as their eyes met across the cotton field all was not as it seemed Oxitec (a company based not far from the Plantwise Knowledge Bank team), have managed to genetically engineer.

Define pink bollworm. pink bollworm synonyms, pink bollworm pronunciation, pink bollworm translation, English dictionary definition of pink bollworm.

A moth having pinkish larvae that feed on and damage cotton bolls. The pink bollworm, with special reference to steps taken by the Department of Agriculture to prevent its establishment in the United States / Related Titles.

Series: Department bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. By. Hunter, W. D. (Walter David), Type. Book. Material.The pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella; Spanish: lagarta rosada) is an insect known for being a pest in cotton farming.

The adult is a small, thin, gray moth with fringed wings. The larva is a dull white caterpillar with eight pairs of legs with conspicuous pink banding along its dorsum. Starring in this trilogy is the pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella), a caterpillar pest that can devastate fight this invasive insect, millions of growers worldwide have reduced their need for chemical sprays by planting transgenic cotton, called Bt cotton, which was genetically engineered to produce caterpillar-killing proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt.