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small widely distributed form

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Attracts American Lady, cabbage white, common buckeye, painted lady, pearl crescent, question mark, red admiral, viceroy, American snout, common checkered-skipper, fiery skipper, orange sulphur, eastern tailed-blue, lorquin admiral, west coast lady, sleepy orange, anise swallowtail and sachem butterflies as well as sparrows and goldfinches.
At a sodium dosage of about 3,000 parts per million, higher than average for roadside milkweeds, male cabbage whites matured into butterflies with about 11 percent more thoracic protein (indicating more muscle) than their counterparts raised at the low end of wild sodium concentrations, about 400 ppm.
Watch out for cabbage white butterflies and caterpillars.
More than 100 species of butterflies are seen regularly in Massachusetts, he said, including the cabbage white - a European import brought to the United States more than 100 years ago that flourished all over North America.
The Wisconsin Fast Plants group has used Pieris rapae, the cabbage white butterfly, as a model organism to demonstrate the interdependence of these butterflies and rapid-cycling Brassica rapa, or the Fast Plant, developed by Paul Williams at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Williams & Hill, 1986).
THE skies are alive with cabbage white butterflies, but what do you know about these potential crop destroyers.
IN its seven-year history the Tote Gold Collar has been a lucky race for offspring of Newpark Stud sires, Cabbage White (by Smooth Rumble) won the third running in 2002, Kerry Green (by Cool Performance) scored in 2004 and Ballyhoe Marble (by Mustang Yank) made it three in Friday's renewal of the EUR10,000 Harold's Cross annual, completing an unbeaten run through its three stages in 30.
The 16 total species found include Black Swallowtail, Cabbage White, Clouded Sulfur, Common Buckeye, Common Roadside Skipper, Common Wood Nymph, Easter Tailed Blue, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Great Spangled Fritillary, Monarch, Orange Sulfur, Pearl Crescent, Pink-Edged Sulfur, Red Spotted Purple, Silver Spotted Skipper, and Viceroy.
When you do this long enough, and I've been watching butterflies since I was a little girl, you just kind of notice things moving and flying around," she said, pointing out a Cabbage white hovering in the sky.
The gardens show how sites can be managed to encourage nature to flourish, with two new herb and vegetable gardens attracting bees and butterflies, from ringlets, brimstones and red admirals to peacocks, tortoiseshells and two types of cabbage white.
Watch out for caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly attacking any of your cabbage family crops such as broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts.
CAULIFLOWERS are known to be tricky to grow, largely because they suffer from the same problems as cabbage, including insect pests such as cabbage root fly and cabbage white butterflies.
Early in the year, put a layer of garden fleece over young plants to protect them from flying insects such as aphids, carrot fly and cabbage white butterflies.
Calabrese suffer from the cabbage family pests and diseases, so cover the crop with fleece when you plant them out and then with fine netting anchored to the ground to prevent cabbage white caterpillars doing their worst.
Broccoli is a favourite food of pigeons and also cabbage white caterpillars, so be prepared to cover the crop with fine mesh or fleece.