Many factors must be considered when choosing an insecticide, such as cost, efficacy, risk of resistance, and safety to non-target organisms. This Cotton Insecticide Use Guide summarizes the diverse risks of insecticides used to control three pests, helping you make well informed pest management decisions.
Jun 2020Cotton insecticide target efficacy, impact on non-target arthropods and other pesticide risks.
May 2020Cotton Fleahoppers in Cotton (PDF, 4 MB)Cotton fleahoppers are present in cotton during early squaring but rarely require chemical control. These piercing-sucking pests feed on small squares and new terminal growth. Cotton at early squaring is at risk for losing fruiting sites due to blasting of small squares, which can delay timeliness of fruiting, however, yield loss is rare.