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Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona

Bollworm on Cotton Plant

Caption: A bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, munches down on a cotton flower bud. This pest insect eats all parts of the cotton plant. In some places, bollworm have as many as six generations in one growing season.

Credit: US Department of Agriculture.

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