Exotic Pest Reporting
Mississippi State University Archive, Mississippi State University, Bugwood.org
Pink bollworm (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.
09/07/2018 - Gujarat’s cotton farmers ward off pink bollworm
02/15/2018 - Maharashtra farmers fight attack of the pests
08/09/2017 - Pink bollworm hits cotton in Gujarat, Maharashtra