Jack Bacheler

Articles by Jack Bacheler
Stink bug scouting aid developed
A pocket-size scouting decision aid was developed in 2010 for use in the Southeast to encourage 1) a higher adoption of
Cotton insects difficult to predict
You’d think that with just over 30 years’ worth of experience looking into the rear view mirror of cotton insect pest
Thrips tough pest in upper Southeast
As many cotton producers know from experience, and as tests confirm, the upper Southeast could well be designated the
Stink bug outlook unpredictable 1
For cotton growers, stink bugs present a frustrating problem: Although many cotton insects and their damage vary from
Plant bugs are minor Southeast cotton pest
With the exception of scattered areas in our far eastern counties, tarnished plant bugs (or Lygus) have not been a
Cotton aphid: Biocontrol success story
Although North Carolina cotton producers routinely get banged up with thrips, in recent years we’ve been fortunate that
Thrips No. 1 cotton pest in North Carolina, Virginia
Unfortunately, as North Carolina and Virginia cotton producers know from experience, and as tests confirm, this region
Cotton insects difficult to predict
In 30 years at North Carolina State University as a cotton entomologist, each year has brought it’s share of upcoming
Plant bugs a threat to Southeast cotton?
For most North Carolina cotton producers, with the exception of scattered areas in our far eastern counties in some
Cotton aphids: A biocontrol success story
Although North Carolina cotton producers routinely get banged up with thrips, in recent years we’ve been fortunate that
Thrips earn major pest status in North Carolina
As North Carolina cotton producers can attest, we and our neighbors from Virginia must contend with higher thrips
It's too early to predict cotton insect pressure for 2006
Entomologists are skilled at explaining insect pest outbreaks — during and at the end of the growing season. In
Beware the stink bug in North Carolina cotton
Even though North Carolina cotton producers should now be aware that stink bugs and plant bugs are most often the
Second generation budworms rarely economic in North Carolina
Unlike the case with bollworms, North Carolina cotton producers almost always fare better than their southern and
Aphids expected to be minor problem in North Carolina cotton
With our high humidity and generally light insecticide usage, cotton aphids will again, hopefully, be only a minor
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