Relationship of Lepidoptera Light-Trap Collections to Cotton Field Infestations1,2

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For several years light-trap collections of adults of five Lepidoptera species near Waco, Texas, have given considerable information on seasonal abundance of pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders)), boll worm (Heliosthis zea (Baddie)), tobacco budworm (Heliothis virescens (F.)), cotton leafworm (Alabama argillacea (HÜbner)), and cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni (HÜbner)). With the exception of the pink bollworm, the information obtained with light traps in combination with the knowledge of experienced workers familar with the pests and with factors influencing their population buildup in cotton fields may be useful in giving cotton growers

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1962

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  • Journal of Economic Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes articles on the economic significance of insects and is divided into the following sections: apiculture & social insects; arthropods in relation to plant disease; forum; insecticide resistance and resistance management; ecotoxicology; biological and microbial control; ecology and behavior; sampling and biostatistics; household and structural insects; medical entomology; molecular entomology; veterinary entomology; forest entomology; horticultural entomology; field and forage crops, and small grains; stored-product; commodity treatment and quarantine entomology; and plant resistance. In addition to research papers, Journal of Economic Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, Short Communications, Rapid Communications, and Book Reviews.
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