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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
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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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
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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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
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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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Nymphs are mostly metallic blue or metallic green and are found in groups feeding on open bolls or very small bolls where they can reach the seeds with their short stylets... Eggs are laid in a cluster, generally encircling a branch and are guarded by an adult... Bug feeding on the seeds in mature bolls allows the entry of a boll-rotting fungi that stains the lint...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Nymphs are mostly metallic blue or metallic green and are found in groups feeding on open bolls or very small bolls where they can reach the seeds with their short stylets... Eggs are laid in a cluster, generally encircling a branch and are guarded by an adult... Bug feeding on the seeds in mature bolls allows the entry of a boll-rotting fungi that stains the lint...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Nymphs are mostly metallic blue or metallic green and are found in groups feeding on open bolls or very small bolls where they can reach the seeds with their short stylets... Eggs are laid in a cluster, generally encircling a branch and are guarded by an adult... Bug feeding on the seeds in mature bolls allows the entry of a boll-rotting fungi that stains the lint...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photo: J Wessels Adult showing black markings... Adults and nymphs feed on seeds of open bolls, resulting in a reduction of seed weight and seed viability in late bolls... The cotton seed bug does not normally require control as damage tends to be only to seeds in late bolls...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photo: J Wessels Adult showing black markings... Adults and nymphs feed on seeds of open bolls, resulting in a reduction of seed weight and seed viability in late bolls... The cotton seed bug does not normally require control as damage tends to be only to seeds in late bolls...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photo: J Wessels Adult showing black markings... Adults and nymphs feed on seeds of open bolls, resulting in a reduction of seed weight and seed viability in late bolls... The cotton seed bug does not normally require control as damage tends to be only to seeds in late bolls...
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