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Female cotton boll weevil

Did you know the boll weevil has cost the cotton industry $23 billion in economic losses since it moved into the United States from Mexico in the 1890’s. Learn more about ARS' research on boll weevils.

Aerial Surveys Spot Boll Weevil Hideouts
Trapping Weevils and Saving Monarchs

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Photo by Steve Ausmus, USDA/ARS
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