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The neotropical brown stink bug, Euschistus heros (F.), is a phytophagous pentatomid that causes considerable economic losses in soybean crop, but it has been recently reported using cotton as a new host plant. Nymphs and adults of E. heros were raised on six different food sources composed of the reproductive structures of cotton and soybean plants: a(More)
The boll weevil Anthonomus grandis Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is the most important cotton pest in Brazil. A large-scale field-testing of a Boll Weevil Suppression Program (BWSP) was implemented to assess its technical and operational feasibility for boll weevil suppression in the state of Goiás, Brazil. The pilot plan focused on 3,608 ha of cotton(More)
In Brazil, the Neotropical brown stink bug, Euschistus heros (F.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), commonly disperses from soybeans to cotton fields. The establishment of an economic treatment threshold for this pest on cotton crops is required. Infestation levels of adults of E. heros were evaluated on cotton plants at preflowering, early flowering, boll(More)
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