News tagged with crop pests

ARS Survey Helps Growers Track Two Key Cotton Pests

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cotton growers will be better able to keep an eye out for two common pests because of a comprehensive survey by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists at College Station, Texas.

Dec 01, 2009
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Biofuel crops pose invasive pest risk

Researchers with the University of Hawaii Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit have examined the impact of unregulated planting of biofuel crops for their potential invasiveness and raised concerns about their impacts on Hawaii's ...

Apr 22, 2009
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Connectivity illuminates risk of spread of crop pests, diseases

The United States is one of the most important crop production areas in the world, so its vulnerability to crop pests is a vital concern. Ten such pests are estimated to enter the country every year, and the federal government ...

Feb 02, 2009
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