Author Archives: Phillip Roberts

What’s Your Risk for Thrips?

Thrips are consistent pests of cotton each year and nearly 100 percent of the acres planted will be infested.  For this reason preventive insecticides are … Continue reading

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A New Tool For Improving Thrips Management in Cotton

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the Southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted will be infested by … Continue reading

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Silverleaf Whitefly Management Presentation

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SLWF Natural Mortality – Fungal?

In the last 10-14 days several of you have called about dead adult silverleaf whitefly adults in cotton.  Many of these observations have been in … Continue reading

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Silverleaf Whitefly Webinar – Cotton Slides – August 14, 2017

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EDDMapSIPM (Status of SLWF in Cotton)

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Scout ALL Cotton for Corn Earworm

During the past week we have received a few reports of escaped corn earworm CEW) larvae in Bt cottons which exceed recommended thresholds.  Bt cottons … Continue reading

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Silverleaf Whitefly Webinar July 18, 2017 (slides)

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Whitefly Alert

Silverleaf whitefly (SLWF) infestations are being observed in cotton in parts of Georgia.  Historically SLWF is a localized pest, requiring management in a relatively small … Continue reading

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Silverleaf Whitefly in Cotton (handouts)

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