Effects of Silverleaf Whiteflies on Sticky Cotton and Cotton Yields in Arizona
AffiliationUSDA, ARS, Western Cotton Research Laboratory, Phoenix, Arizona 85040 -8830
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AbstractSilverleaf whitey, Bemisia argentifolii Bellows and Perring, adults and nymphs were significantly reduced season -long in cotton plots treated with fenpropathrin plus acephate on 3 occasions (15 July, 2 August and 29 August). Thermodetector sticky cotton ratings were significantly reduced in insecticide-treated plots compared with untreated plots. Heavy rains reduced cotton stickiness in all plots.
Series/Report no.Series P-103