Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31572015)
Received: 10 July 2019
Accepted: 1 October 2019
First Online: 28 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We declare that our study was conducted in strict compliance with ethical standards. Collection of <i>A. gossypii</i> in this study did not require permits because it is a common cotton pest in China.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.