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New Insect Birth Control Strategy Zaps Cotton Pests

November 16, 2010

Interesting article in the UofA News.  University of Arizona Researchers have found a new insect birth control strategy by combining pest-resistant cotton with the controlled release of sterile pink bollworm moths.  This UA-led initiative has virtually rid Arizona of one the world’s most damaging cotton pests.  This is particularly interesting and timely since Arizona is right in the midst of cotton production.  Read the rest of the article here:  New Insect Birth Control Strategy Zaps Cotton Pests


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