National Agricultural Pest Information System
Pink Bollworm (PBW)
Pink Bollworm (PBW) (Pectinophora gossypiella) is an insect pest of cotton bolls. It is a native of India and was first detected in Texas in 1917.
The pink bollworm damages cotton bolls and provides an entry for other cotton diseases.
Visit the Cotton Pests - Pink Bollworm program page for more information about this pest.