To address negative landowner-hunter interactions, reduce the number of moose damaging cole crops
, and reduce moose numbers within the surrounding cropland areas, the MDIFW designed and implemented a controlled moose hunt in 2009.
With the above mentioned objectives, in 2007 I visited farms producing cole crops
in Massachusetts to evaluate (1) the proportion of sites with C.
Planting dill, oregano, or sage among cole crops
may confuse insects, which are often guided by odor.
One concoction contains cottonseed oil, sucrose, and other goodies irresistible to caterpillars like beet armyworms that pester corn, cotton, and cole crops
It is grouped with cabbage, kale, turnip, radish, cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, collard, mustard and brussels sprout as one of the cole crops
and products (such as cabbage, broccoli, collard, etc.
Aphids are particularly fond of the cole crops
so I keep a close eye on the little seedlings as they grow to make sure they don't get out of hand (from my point of view).
A natural fungus that kills sweetpotato whiteflies could start providing relief this fall to growers of melons, cucumbers, cole crops
, tomatoes, and other vegetables in the Southwest and Florida.
Watering sometimes causes seeds to float and all cole crops
look alike in the seedling stage.
Use it also to shade seed beds for cut flowers and perennials sown for fall transplanting, or for protecting young seedlings of cabbage, cauliflower, or other cole crops
being grown for fall or winter harvest.
I spray all cole crops
weekly with bacillus thurengiensis to decrease damage from cabbage worms.
Yellow or wilted leaves on cole crops
, onions, or radishes are often the first sign of damage by vegetable root maggots.
They include parsnips, leeks, spinach, Jerusalem artichokes, and many cole crops
Also, plant next to vegetables that take longer to mature, such as peas or cole crops
In my area, Low-Country South Carolina, cole crops
will grow through the winter most years.