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The Boll Weevil In Mississippi: Gone, But Not Forgotten

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Publication Number: P2294
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Although the boll weevil has been successfully eradicated from Mississippi cotton fields, it must never be forgotten! Both cotton growers and scouts must remain aware of how to identify boll weevils and the damage they cause, as well as how to scout for this pest. Continued vigilance is necessary because the boll weevil likely will return to the state from time to time, and unless these reinfestations are detected and eliminated promptly, large areas of the state could be quickly reinfested.

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