|Cotton bolls in fields across the Valley are reaching maturity.|
- Select a minimum of 5 plants with a first-position flower from each of four different areas in the field.
- Count the node with a first-position flower as zero and move toward the terminal.
- Record the total nodes above white flower for all of the samples.
- Record the number of plants sampled.
- Divide the total number of nodes by the total number of plants sampled.
|Leaffooted bugs are rarely in almonds this time of year.|