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Insect Trap Counts, August 29, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, August 29, 2012

🕔13:30, 31.Aug 2012

Bollworm trap counts dropped slightly from the previous week in the Delta and Central MS regions while staying about the same in the Northeastern MS region. Tobacco budworm counts also dropped back some this week while beet armyworm counts were

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Insect Trap Counts, August 15, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, August 15, 2012

🕔14:48, 16.Aug 2012

Tobacco budworm catches were up sharply this week, especially in the northern and central Delta region. Bollworm catches were slightly higher in all regions of the state. With higher tobacco budworm catches, the proportion of worms that are budworms in

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Insect Trap Counts, August 8, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, August 8, 2012

🕔09:25, 9.Aug 2012

Bollworm pheromone trap counts were lower in all regions of MS this week and they weren’t very high before. Tobacco budworm and beet armyworm catches also remain at low levels. Unless something dramatic happens in the next few weeks, it looks like

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Insect Trap Counts, August 1, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, August 1, 2012

🕔11:04, 2.Aug 2012

Bollworm pheromone trap counts stayed at their relatively low numbers again this week. Moths are present in all areas of the state and larvae are being found in susceptible crops, but not at densities like the last few years. Tobacco

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Insect Trap Counts, July 25, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, July 25, 2012

🕔11:43, 27.Jul 2012

Bollworm counts plateaued throughout the state this week after rising the last two weeks. Bollworm larvae can be found in most susceptible crops, but pressure is still somewhat light compared to recent years. Tobacco budworm and beet armyworm pressure remains low.

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Insect Trap Counts, July 4, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, July 4, 2012

🕔10:03, 6.Jul 2012

Bollworm pheromone trap counts remain at low levels throughout the state. They are so low that we are catching more tobacco budworms than bollworms, a very rare occurence for this time of year.

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Insect Trap Counts, June 27, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, June 27, 2012

🕔15:02, 29.Jun 2012

Pheromone trap catches of bollworm have been low all year and this week they were even lower. No individual trap monitored had more than 4 moths in it from the entire week. None were caught in the south Delta. Unfortunately, traps

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Insect Trap Counts, June 20, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, June 20, 2012

🕔10:49, 21.Jun 2012

Bollworm trap counts remain low again in all monitored regions. Tobacco budworm and beet armyworm counts are also fairly low, so it appears that worm pests are not a major problem in MS cotton production at this time. Our best

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Insect Trap Counts, June 13, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, June 13, 2012

🕔15:01, 14.Jun 2012

Bollworm pheromone trap counts inched higher for a second consecutive week, but are still lower than normal. With much corn past green silk stage, bollworms in the region will be laying their eggs in cotton, soybeans or late corn. Tobacco

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Insect Trap Counts, May 23, 2012

Insect Trap Counts, May 23, 2012

🕔16:34, 24.May 2012

Pheromone trap counts for bollworm and tobacco budworm for the week are much lower than last week or than last year at this time, particularly in the Delta. Therefore, corn that is now silking may not have as much corn earworm

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