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By July, cole crops are becoming tough and bitter, and the cabbage butterflies are making plans for a summer festival in my garden.
2]) with its eastern portion comprised mostly of farmland, >131,118 ha with about 76,000 ha as cropland; currently <1% of croplands contain cole crops (Maine Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources).
According to the viral-resistance working group, transgenic virus-tolerant tomatoes, potatoes, alfalfa, melons, soybeans, strawberries, sugar beets and various cole crops will reach the commercial market within five years.
By the time the peas and onions have been planted twice, and the cole crops once or more, it is time to focus on all the root crops.
Key Words: Cotesia rubecula, Cotesia glomerata, Pieris rapae, parasitoid displacement, evaluation, biological control, cole crops
A: In the Valley, winter is the preferred season for planting cole crops or crucifers, so-called on account of their cross-shaped flowers.
Besides being a nemesis of cabbage, diamondback moth is also a major worldwide pest of other cole crops.
in charge of the entomological department, continue testing Insecolo on cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts), specifically, on insect larvae infestations of the diamond back moth.
Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and other cole crops can be transplanted into the garden (after hardening off) four weeks before the last frost date.
Planted among early cole crops, sage helps repel the cute little yellow butterflies that produce cabbage worms.
Cabbage, broccoli, collards, kale, and other cole crops are an all-you-can-eat salad bar for diamondback moths, a pest named for the diamond-shaped markings embellishing its wings.
It is grouped with cabbage, kale, turnip, radish, cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, collard, mustard and brussels sprout as one of the cole crops.
Spod-X is a naturally-occurring insect virus which controls Spodeptera exiqua, commonly known as the beet armyworm, a major insect pest on tomatoes, lettuce, cole crops, flowers and ornamanetal plants.
The odor of tomato plants may deceive cabbage butterflies into laying their eggs elsewhere, thus the remaining cole crops benefit.
In Sunset's test garden, we start seeds of cabbage and other cole crops, as well as peas, in 3-or 4-inch plastic pots, leaf crops in nursery flats, and root crops like beets and turnips in peat pots, which can be planted directly in the ground without disturbing the roots.