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2019 Insect Control Guide for Agronomic Crops

Publication Number: P2471
View as PDF: P2471.pdf
Cover of the publication shows cotton, soybean, corn, wheat, rice, sweet potatoes, and peanuts

Information in this guide is provided for educational and planning purposes only. When using agricultural chemicals, you (the user) are responsible for making sure the intended use complies with current regulations and conforms to the product label. Before applying any insecticide, be sure to get current usage information. Read and follow the product label.


Before using a pesticide, read the label carefully. Follow the directions. Pay attention to all precautions on the pesticide container label. Observe all regulations on worker protection and pesticide record-keeping. Store pesticides in plainly labeled containers safely away from livestock, pets, and children. Store pesticides in an area where they will not contaminate food or feed.


Research indicates most cotton pests are pesticide-resistant. Some pesticides control pests in one area and not another. Excessive use of pesticides will intensify the problem.

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Department: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Entomology and Plant Pathology

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Extension Professor
Cotton and Soybean

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