Cotton Insect Pest Management Update

May 2023 | 24 min., 58 sec.
by Phillip Roberts
University of Georgia

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​In this presentation on entomology and IPM at the 2023 Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting, Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia Extension Entomologist, describes the value of scouts and consultants, as well as text messaging via Pest Patrol, and then reports on several insects, including the corn earworm, the tarnished plant bug, thrips, and the silverleaf whitefly.

About the Presenter

Phill​ip RobertsPhill​ip Roberts is a professor and Extension entomologist in the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia. His primary responsibilities include developing and implementing comprehensive Extension education programs in integrated pest management (IPM) for cotton and soybean production systems. Additionally, he conducts applied research and on-farm demonstrations to advance the state of the art for IPM systems. ​

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