In case farmers need the cotton sticks as fuel wood then they should keep the sticks in form of smaller stacks in a way that they are exposed to sunlight to destroy the remaining pink bollworms
He asked the scientific community to seriously take the issue of resistance development in Pink Bollworms
in Indian state of Gujrat which is likely result of using sub standard technology.
and pink bollworms
, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders)), the Cry1Ac [delta]-endotoxin in Bollgard[R] cotton is less effective for controlling beet and fall armyworms, and bollworms, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Adamczyk et al.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a draft environmental impact statement for the use of genetically engineered fruit flies and pink bollworms
in plant pest control programs.
Tabashnik knew from lab experiments that pink bollworms
evolve resistance by developing a balky version of cadherin, which doesn't bind well with the Cry1A pieces.
ARS researchers are working with industry to develop cotton that would not be destroyed by pink bollworms
and other lepidopteran insect pests.
for Bt resistance in pink bollworms
that will lead to improved pest
He said that Cotton in Pakistan was mainly damaged by number of Sundies like spotted bollworms, American bollworms, pink bollworms
, army worms etc, and mostly cotton growers could not overcome these worms due to number of reasons, and end up great yield losses.
Arizona cotton growers count on this biotech variety to knock out pink bollworms
His experiments showed that planting three rows of early-maturing cotton in the space normally allocated for one row of a mid- to late-season cotton produced the same yield and gave a bonus: They harvested the early cottons before populations of pink bollworms
had a chance to build up to troublesome levels.
Lab work has shown that pink bollworms
already carry gene variants that in certain combinations can provide immunity.
Scientists in other states are also studying piggyBac's effectiveness for transforming pink bollworms
, boll weevils, codling moths, and mosquitos.