Scouts play a vital role in field pest management. They are responsible for mainting logs and records of insect populations, crop damage, plant height and more. Sites listed in this category provide resources, help and information for both Cotton Scouts and the Growers that utilize their services.

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APHIS: Boll Weevil Eradication
Provides information about U.S. boll weevil eradication programs in question and answer format. [PDF]
Bacterial Blight of Cotton
Sometimes called angular leaf spot, this destructive disease is caused by Xanthomonas campestris. Information on the symptoms, disease impact and management.
Biological Control of Cotton Wilts
Article describing research in China into the successful use of micro-organisms to control the soil-borne diseases caused by Fusarium and Verticillium wilts.
Cotton Nematode Management
Information on the species that attack cotton and their diagnosis and management, including nematicides recommended for this crop.
Cotton Pest Management Guidelines
Provides an integrated pest management program from planting through to harvesting with information on the control of many diseases, insects, mites, nematodes and weeds.
Cotton Seedling Diseases
Several species of fungi can cause damage to seedlings. This article provides photographs and information on environmental factors and seedling disease management.
Cotton Stem Canker
Information on this disease, also known as wet weather blight or ascochyta blight, caused by Phoma exigua, its symptoms, environment factors, impact and management.
Diseases of Cotton
Provides the common names of the bacterial, fungal, nematode, viral and other diseases that affect the crop.
Fusarium Wilt of Cotton
Several photographs of Fusarium oxysporum affecting cotton plants.
Fusarium Wilt: Fusarium oxysporum sp. vasinfectum
Photograph of lesions on the stems of cotton plants.
Government : EPA Safety Standards
Rights and responsibilities when working in pesticide environment
Insect Management in Cotton
Describes thresholds above which treatment of the crop is advised, and the available pesticides and their restrictions.
List of Cotton Diseases
Catalog of diseases that affect this crop from Wikipedia, including bacterial, fungal, parasitic nematodes and viral diseases.
A Scout's Guide to Basic Cotton Terminology
Glossary of technical terms used when discussing cotton and its pests.
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