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Yield Loss Potential of Twospotted Spider Mites in Midsouth Cotton

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Publication Number: P2852
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The pest status of the twospotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) has changed over the last decade across the Midsouth. Historically, spider mites were considered a late-season pest in this part of the region, and pesticide applications were rarely needed during the preflowering and early-flowering stages of cotton development. 

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Authors

Portrait of Dr. Angus L. Catchot, Jr.
Extension Professor
Cotton and Soybean
Research Professor

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