Cotton, Insect pests, Ord River region (W.A.), Western Australia
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COTTON is grown in the Ord Valley of north Western Australia, mainly as an annual, irrigated crop during the hot summer months of the "wet season".
It is usually planted in November-December and harvested March-May.
This period of growth corresponds closely to that of maximum insect activity.
Richards, K T.
"Insect pests of cotton in the Ord River irrigation area,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 5
, Article 4.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol5/iss2/4