Cotton Insect Pests

Webinars, Posters, and Presentations

Esquivel, I.L., M.J. Brewer, and R.N. Coulson. 2016. Spatial relationships of plant bugs in large scale cotton operations: do edge and ecotone matter?  Beltwide Cotton Conf., New Orleans (2016 Beltwide Poster, Esquivel).

Esquivel, I.L., M.J. Brewer, and R.N. Coulson. 2016. Spatial relationships of plant bugs in large scale cotton operations: do edge and ecotone matter? Entomological Society of America, Southwest Branch Meeting.  Feb 24, Tyler, TX.  (poster presentation, 2nd place Ph.D. poster competition,  Esquivel).

Brewer, M., D. Anderson, and M. Parajulee. 2014. Cotton fleahopper damage on water-stressed cotton. Beltwide Cotton Conf., New Orleans (2014 Beltwide Poster).

Anderson, D., M. Brewer, A. Cartwright, and J. Nelson.  Regional risk assessment of a plant bug on cotton using a cropping system/landscape approach.  Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Austin, TX, Nov.  12, 2013  (Landscape Approach).

Anderson, D., M. Brewer, and C. Farias. 2013. Leaf-footed bug damage to late season cotton. Beltwide Cotton Conf., San Antonio, TX. Jan. 7-10, 2013 (Anderson 2013 Beltwide poster).

Brewer, M., D. Anderson, and S. Armstrong.  2013. Verde plant bug damage to cotton  affected by its density and seasonal occurrence: a basis for setting an economic injury level. Southwest Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of  America, Las Cruces, NM, Feb. 25, 2013 (Verde plant bug damage to cotton).

Brewer, M. J., M. N. Parajulee, D. J. Anderson, and R.B. Shrestha. 2013. Plant water stress and insect seasonality effects on cotton fleahopper. Beltwide Cotton Conf., San Antonio, TX. Jan. 7-10, 2013 (Brewer 2013 Beltwide poster).

Brewer, M. J., M. N. Parajulee, D. J. Anderson, and R.B. Shrestha. 2012. Cotton fleahopper and its damage to cotton as affected by plant water stress and insect seasonality. Beltwide Cotton Conf., Orlando, FL. Jan. 2-6, 2012 (Cotton fleahopper).

Reviewed Publications

Brewer, M. J., D. J. Anderson, and M.N. Parajulee. 2016. Cotton water-deficit stress, age, and cultivars as moderating factors of cotton fleahopper abundance and yield loss. Crop Protect: 56-61 (Brewer crop prot 2016).

McLoud,L.A.,  S. Hague, A. Knutson, C. W. Smith, and M. Brewer. 2016. Cotton square morphology offers new insights into host plant resistance to cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) in upland cotton. J Econ Entomol: 109: 392-398 (Mcloud j econ ento 2016).

Luttrell, R. G., T. G. Teague, and M. J. Brewer. 2015. Cotton insect pest management, 509-546.  In D. D. Fang and R. G. Percy (Eds.) Cotton, 2nd Edition, Alliance of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Science Societies, Monograph 57. Madison, WI.   First three pages available here, (2015 Luttrell) full text available at https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/search?journal[books]=books, search for Luttrell.

Armstrong, J.S., M.J. Brewer, R.D. Parker, and J.J. Adamczyk, Jr.  2013. Verde plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) feeding injury to cotton bolls characterized by boll age, size, and damage ratings. J. Econ. Entomol. 106: 189-195 (Verde plant bug).

Brewer, M.J., D.J. Anderson, and J.S. Armstrong. 2013. Plant growth stage-specific injury and economic injury level for verde plant bug, Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae), on cotton: effect of bloom period of infestation. J Econ. Entomol. 106: 2077-2083 (Brewer plant growth).

Brewer, M.J., J.S. Armstrong, and R.D. Parker. 2013. Single and multiple in-season measurements as indicators of at-harvest cotton boll damage caused by verde plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). J. Econ. Entomol. 1310-1316 (JEE verde).

Brewer, M.J., D.J. Anderson, and J.S. Armstrong. 2012. Comparison of cotton square and  boll damage and resulting lint and seed loss caused by verde plant bug, Creontiades signatus.  Southwestern Entomologist 37: 437-447 (2012-Brewer et al SW Entomologist).

Brewer, M.J., J.S. Armstrong, E.G. Medrano, and J.F. Esquivel. 2012. Association of verde plant bug, Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae), with cotton boll rot. Journal of Cotton Sciences 16: 144-151 (Brewer et al, J Cotton Science).

Brewer, M.J., D.J. Anderson, J.S. Armstrong, and R.T. Villanueva. 2012. Sampling strategies for square and boll-feeding plant bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae) occurring on cotton. J. Economic Entomology 105: 896-905 (Brewer et al, J Econ Entomol).

Misc. Reports

Anderson, D.J., M.J. Brewer, and C. Farias. 2012. Leaf-footed bug damage and yield effects on late season cotton, pp. 99-104. In: Parker, R. D. 2012. Results of Insect Control Evaluations on Corn, Sorghum, Cotton, Pecan, and Stored Grain in Texas Coastal Bend Counties. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Corpus Christi, Texas (Leaf footed bug damage).

Brewer, M.J., D.J. Anderson, and J.S. Armstrong. 2012. Cotton square and boll damage and resulting lint and seed loss caused by verde plant bug, pp. 81-89. In: Parker, R. D. 2012. Results of Insect Control Evaluations on Corn, Sorghum, Cotton, Pecan, and Stored Grain in Texas Coastal Bend Counties. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Corpus Christi, Texas. (Cotton square and boll damage).

Brewer, M.J., J.S. Armstrong. 2012. Single and multiple in-season measurements as indicators of at-harvest cotton boll damage caused by verde plant bug, pp. 90-98. In: Parker, R. D. 2012, Results Of Insect Control Evaluations On Corn, Sorghum, Cotton, Pecan, and Stored Grain In Texas Coastal Bend Counties. Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, Corpus Christi, Texas. (Single and multiple in season).

Brewer, M.J., J.S. Armstrong, R.T. Villanueva, S.P. Biles, E.G. Medrano, and J.F. Esquivel. 2011. Verde plant bug is associated with cotton boll rot in South Texas cotton, p. 84-92. In: Parker, R. D. 2011 Results of Insect Control Evaluations on Corn, Sorghum, Cotton, Pecan, and Stored Grain in Texas Coastal Bend Counties. Texas AgriLife Extension, Corpus Christi, Texas (Verde plant bug).

Brewer, M.J., D.J. Anderson, J.S. Armstrong, R.T. Villanueva, and S.P. Biles. 2011. Comparison of methods for sampling plant bugs on cotton in South Texas (2010), p. 76-83. In: Parker, R. D. 2011 Results of Insect Control Evaluations on Corn, Sorghum, Cotton, Pecan, and Stored Grain in Texas Coastal Bend Counties. Texas AgriLife Extension, Corpus Christi, Texas (Methods for sampling plant bugs).

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