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Pink/Spotted Bollworm of Cotton

Pink/Spotted Bollworm of Cotton-Damage

Adult of Spotted Bollworm
Spotted Bollworm larva causing Damage
Cotton Spotted Bollworm
Pink Bollworm of Cotton Crop
bollworm is a common term for any larva of a moth that attacks the fruiting bodies of certain crops, especially cotton. The most common moths known as bollworms are:
  • Red or Sudan Bollworm: Diaparopsis
  • Rough Bollworm: Earias perhuegeli
  • Spotted Bollworm: Earias fabia
  • Spiny Bollworm: Earias insulana
  • Spotted Bollworm: Earias vittella
  • American Cotton Bollworm or Tomato Grub: Helicoverpa armigera
  • Cotton Bollworm: Helicoverpa gelotopoeon
  • Cotton Bollworm: Helicoverpa punctigera
  • Corn Earworm: Helicoverpa zea
  • Tobacco Budworm: Heliothis virescens
  • Pink Bollworm: Pectinophora gossypiella
  • Pink Spotted Bollworm: Pectinophora scutigera
Control:: Coragen (Dupont product), Tracer (Dow Agrosciences), Fame (bayer Crop Sciences), Takumi (Rallis India Ltd) at specified Dozes of CIB and Company lables.
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