- Cotton "shagger" calculating boll weevil numbers through boll damage
Cotton -- Diseases and pests
Insects -- Pictorial works
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- Transcribed from Photograph: This boll weevil hungrily attacks a ripe cotton boll. Since 1892, the pests have destroyed almost $12 billion worth of cotton from Texas to Virginia; Transcribed from accompanying material: Slide B: Cotton shagger; To measure boll weevil numbers, this cotton "shagger" checks bolls carefully for punctures. Severe weevil infestations can reduce cotton yields by 50 to 100 percent.
North Carolina State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
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