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Insect pest management in cotton

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Insect pests that feed on plant structures that directly produce yield, such as growing tips and fruiting structures, are generally the greatest problem in a cotton crop... The cotton plant has an indeterminate growing pattern (fruit are present for most of the season), which allows some pests to develop through several generations... In cotton, all stages of plant growth may be attacked but reproductive tissue is preferred...
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