Origin and dispersal of the boll weevil.

  title={Origin and dispersal of the boll weevil.},
  author={H. R. Burke and W. Clark and J. R. Cate and P. Fryxell},
  journal={Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America},
In recent years there has been increased attention directed toward understanding the systematics and biogeography of the boll weevil, Antbonomus grandis Boheman, a major pest of cotton in the New World (Fig. 1). Much of this interest has been generated by the continued threat this insect poses to cotton production in previously inhabited areas, as well as because of its recent expansion into hitherto uninfested areas (Table 1). The question of the origin and dispersal of the boll weevil has… Expand
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