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The status of the cotton boll weevil in 1909

W. D. Hunter

The status of the cotton boll weevil in 1909

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Control,
  • Agricultural pests,
  • Boll weevil

  • Edition Notes

    StatementW. D. Hunter
    SeriesCircular / United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Bureau of Entomology -- no. 122, Circular (United States. Bureau of Entomology) -- no. 122.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Entomology, United States. Dept. of Agriculture
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25484894M
    LC Control Number11000007
    OCLC/WorldCa811060131

      Boll weevils are voracious pests of cotton plants: each spring, adults emerge from hibernation to lay eggs within cotton bolls, the tissues that eventually give . A traditional staple of the South Carolina economy, cotton is the state’s most valuable field crop and routinely covers , acres. “The vigilance of the Boll .


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The status of the cotton boll weevil in 1909 by W. D. Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

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,EntomologistandChiefofBureau. Sherman, F.Jr. Erroneous reports of the cotton boll weevil-- Its present status. Dept. Agr. Ent. C, 4. Reports to the effect that the. Status of the cotton boll weevil in [Leather Bound] [United States. : Bureau of Entomology] on FREE shipping on qualifying : United States.

: Bureau of Entomology. The status of the cotton boll weevil in By W. D (Walter David) Hunter. Abstract (Statement of Responsibility) by W.

n title. "Issued Author: W. D (Walter David) Hunter. Describes the characteristics of the boll weevil, the damage it causes to cotton crops of the southeastern United States, and methods of control. Physical. The Truth About the Boll Weevil. James C. Giesen. During the early s, the boll weevil threatened the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta and put the states cotton kingdom.

Creation Information. Coad, B. Gaines, R. (Robert Callaway), April Context. This book is part of the collection entitled: Government Documents A to Z.   Boll Weevil The insect known as the boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) decimated the cotton-based agriculture in Alabama and the rest of the cotton-growing states.

Bythe weevil had reached nearby Mobile County, Alabama. Like elsewhere, cotton was the main cash crop, and with the weevils now in their fields, farmers. Samuel Lee Evans, Texas Agriculture, (Ph. dissertation, University of Texas, ).

James C. Giesen, Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, Myth, and Power in the. Boll Weevil Eradication Program. The Boll Weevil Eradication Program has helped thousands of U. cotton growers become more competitive by reducing their input. In l, two large-scale trials, the Boll Weevil Eradication (BWE) trial in Virginia and North Carolina and the Opti- mum Pest Management (OPM) trial in Mississippi.

Between the s and the early s, the boll weevil slowly ate its way across the Cotton South from Texas to the Atlantic Ocean. At the turn of the century. Boll Weevil Blues will make an important contribution to our understanding of American history, particularly the agricultural, social, and racial history of the Author: James C.

Giesen. The boll weevil is a beetle that feeds on cotton buds and flowers. Thought to be native to Central Mexico, it migrated into the United States from Mexico in the late Family: Curculionidae.

Seven Texas boll weevil eradication zones, representing million acres of cotton, have seen weevil populations reduced below levels that would quality of.

By the time, Leland O. Howard, the USDA acting secretary of agriculture, responded to the druggist with the short but pointed announcement that the insect was a most. Boll weevils (named for the type of beetle which feeds on cotton buds) was an American political term used in the mid- and lateth century to describe.

Bureau of Entomology, A statistical study of the decrease in the Texas cotton crop due to the Mexican cotton boll weevil and the cotton acreage of Texas.

Today the adaptable nature of humans faced with adversity is making life tough for the boll weevil. An eradication program started in the s is coming close to. We Don't Cotton to Boll Weevil Round Here Anymore: Dedicated inthe Boll Weevil Monument, in Enterprise, Alabama, is symbolic of just how important the.

The eradication of the cotton boll weevil and the enforcement of the quarantine, which ensures that the boll weevil does not re-infest Virginia, provide an.

A statistical study of the decrease in the Texas cotton crop due to the Mexican cotton boll weevil and the cotton acreage of Texas inclusive. Catalog. Many scholars view the arrival of the. boll weevil in as a major negative produc tivity shock in a poor, cotton-dependent. region, one which unleashed a.

Fia. Map showing area infested by boll weevil in and during various preceding years - 7 2. Cotton boll weevil: Beetle 10 3.

Cotton boll weevil:. Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: The cotton-boll weevil is the most destructive pest of the cotton. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, Myth, and Power in the American South. James C. Giesen, Boll Weevil Blues: Cotton, Myth, and Power in the American South. Chicago:. The boll weevil did account for most of the chemical use on cotton, so eradication is fully compatible with the Administration's pesticidefood safety legislation.

Economics and Statistics Service (l98lc) Program Definitions and Public Costs, Beltwide Boll WeevilCotton Insect Management Programs. Overall Evaluation, Appendix. THE COMING OF THE BOLL WEEVIL. The boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boheman, is a small beetleabout 14 inch longwith wings and a very pronounced snout.

Cotton farmers in the southeastern United States relied heavily on natural biological control to reduce populations of boll weevil and other pests in the early. Cotton boll with weevil larvae.

The insect crossed the Rio Grande near Brownsville, Texas, to enter the United States from Mexico in [2] and reached. Get this from a library. Cotton or boll weevils. [J L Webb; United States.

Department of Agriculture. ] -- This publication tells the important facts about the. The cotton boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis, entered the USA from Mexico in (W. Hunter and Hinds, ) and by had spread across the entire cotton-growing.

The Cotton Boll Weevil. In s, South recovers world market share of cotton lost during Civil War. But Boll Weevil crosses the Rio Grande from Mexico.

Between andan insect called the boll weevil spread eastward across the South, from the base of Texas to Florida. Boll weevils are tiny, measuring only. Boll Weevils Facts, Identification, Control Appearance What Do They Look Like.

Color: Boll weevils are black, reddish-brown, or gray in color. Size: These. Common Name: Boll weevil Scientific Name: Anthonomous grandis Boheman Order: Coleoptera Description: The adults are brown to grayish brown, fuzzy beetles with.

and interaction of trained agriculturalists, thanks to the boll weevil. However, many farmers ignored these agents and their new ideas, preferring to continue .D.E. Sonenshine, in Reference Module in Life Sciences, Boll weevil.

The boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis, has historically been one of the most .BOLL WEEVIL INFESTATION Boll weevils, small grey-brown beetles (about one-quarter inch, or six millimeters, long) feed off of the fibers in cotton seed pods .