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The pink bollworm: Insect pest of cotton thrives in dry climates and is difficult to control by application of insecticides


Gordon L. Smith, University of California College of Agriculture

publication information

California Agriculture 6(2):11-11. February 1952.

author affiliations

Gordon L. Smith is Assistant Entomologist in Entomology and Phraseology, University of California College of Agriculture, Berkeley;


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The pink bollworm is the most serious insect threat to the production of cotton in California.

author notes

The above report was prepared in connection with Research Project No. 1020

The above progress report is based on Research Project No. 1401