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the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant

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MULTAN -- A new machine titled 'Mechanical Boll Picker' has been introduced to kill pink boll-worm and its practical demonstration was held successfully at Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan on Tuesday.
Early harvest and stalk destruction are among the most effective cultural and mechanical practices for managing overwintering boll worms if done on an area wide basis.
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Cotton may have been king, but when the infamous boll weevil made its way to America, King Cotton almost lost its throne.
8 per boll on imidacloprid, whereas no DCB was recorded on chlorpyriphos after 96 hrs post treatment.
The collection of cotton squares and cotton bolls damaged by weevil and fallen on the ground is one such tactic that promises to be of great value to reduce the population of the first generation of this pest when applied in the initial stage of flowering as well as delay and/or reduce the infestation of the crop by later generations (NEVES et al.
Significant increase in number of bolls per plant was recorded with the increase in farm yard manure levels in soil using all types of tillage operations.
2004), number of bolls per plant, seed index and ultimately economic yield.
Rembert and Jedediah Prescott, of Memphis, in the county of Shelby and State of Tennessee, have invented a new and improved machine for picking or gathering cotton from the bolls upon the stalks of the plant while they are standing in the field; and we do hereby declare that the following is a full and exact description thereof, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, making a part of this specification.
After maturity, all the F1 bolls along with selfed seed of parents were harvested to complete the experimental seed material for replicated trial of F2s in kharif 2008.
Under natural conditions, the cotton bolls will tend to increase the dispersal of the seeds.
Deshphande and Baig (2003) noted that, though GCA and SCA variances were important, yet the magnitude of SCA was higher than GCA indicating the preponderance of dominant genes controlling number of bolls, ginning outturn%, seed index, lint index and seed cotton yield.
When William Bolls (right) was asked to sell Upper West Side one-bedroom with its own back yard, he knew he had real estate gold on his hands.
These sundies feed on cotton bolls or flowers, and therefore cause direct and great yield losses.
The researchers and progressive farmers of cotton growers of Punjab, Pakistan had been worrying for six years from 2005 to 2010 for an obscure causing agent of the warts and internal lint damage (rotting) of cotton bolls.