8881 Comparison Of Two Stink Bug Scouting Techniques In Cotton Under Field Conditions

Thursday, January 8, 2009: 8:30 AM
Salon I (Marriott Rivercenter Hotel)
Eric L. Blinka1, D. Ames Herbert1, Michael D. Toews2, Jack Bacheler3, Sean Malone1 and John W. Van Duyn4, (1)Virginia Tech, Suffolk, VA, (2)University of Georgia, Tifton, GA, (3)North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, (4)North Carolina State University, Plymouth, NC
The objective of this research is to evaluate the relationships between external feeding lesions and internal damage caused by stink bugs along with the amount of time required for boll examination in commercial cotton fields.