1BC1 Cotton Production and the Boll Weevil in Georgia: History, Cost of Control, and Benefits of Eradication | UGA Cooperative Extension
Research Bulletin 428
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The success of the Southeast Boll Weevil Eradication Program has played a major role in the recent revival of Georgia’s cotton industry. Along with these economic benefits, the remarkable success of the eradication program has led to a significant decrease in insecticide use in Georgia cotton, and to substantial environmental benefits to growers and residents of the state.


Status and Revision History
Published on Mar 13, 2009
Published with Full Review on Mar 30, 2012

Faculty
Phillip Marion Roberts Extension Entomologist - Cotton, Entomology
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