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Pale cotton stainer bug

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Pale cotton stainer, Dysdercus sisae, adult showing markings.. Reduced insecticide use in Bollgard transgenic crops and uptake of integrated pest management (IPM) may result in the cotton stainer becoming a more frequent pest... Damage can be assessed regularly from boll set to boll maturity, by randomly selecting 14-day-old bolls, and squashing them into the palm of the hand to look for the presence of warts or stained lint...
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