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Question of the Week: Whiteflies

Last week the question was:  What is this on the underside of this cotton leaf?

These are whiteflies.  Whiteflies are similar to aphids in that they are piercing/sucking insects and feed on the sap within plants.   70 more words

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Question of the Week - Stinkbugs

Last week the question was:  What caused the wart-like growth on the inner wall of this cotton boll?

This is classic stinkbug damage.  When we see this, we frequently see discolored lint also.   60 more words

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Cancellation of Flubendiamide (Belt) Upheld

The EPA’s Environmental Appeal Board (EAB) upheld the EPA’s decision to cancel the registration of the insecticide flubendiamide – Bayer’s Belt.  Belt was previously labeled on soybeans, peanuts, corn, cotton, and several vegetable crops for the control of caterpillars. 55 more words

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New Aldicarb Product Approved for SC

Aldicarb is back on the market in a new product called AgLogic 15G.  It has just been approved by the Clemson Department of Pesticide Regulation for use in cotton, peanuts, and soybeans in SC.   81 more words

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Question of the Week: Chimera

Last week the question was:  What is wrong with this cotton leaf?

This is a genetic disorder called a chimera.  It’s fairly common and you can find a plant or two with this discoloration in just about any cotton field.   71 more words

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