cabbageworm


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Synonyms for cabbageworm

toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly

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If you see these little white butterflies in your garden, take action to protect your brassicas before the cabbageworm moths lay eggs.
kurstaki) reduces populations of cabbageworm, cabbage looper, hornworms, corn borers and other caterpillars.
Two pests are especially troublesome: imported cabbageworm (whose adult stage is that familiar white butterfly with a single black beauty mark on each wing) and aphids.
rubecula provides benefits both by increasing the level of control of the imported cabbageworm (P.
A survey of the imported cabbageworm, Pieris rapae (Lepidoptera: Pieridae), in cole crops in Massachusetts found that a Chinese strain of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), released in 1988, has spread and become the dominant parasitoid of this pest in central and western Massachusetts, with an average of 75% parasitism.
If you see these little white butterflies in your garden, action to protect your brassicas before the cabbageworm moths lay eggs.
My preferred cabbageworm control method is called Maxim and Sebastian (my two youngest sons, ages 9 and 11), who have Gained their eyes to spot and remove loopers when they're still small, which is no small feat.
I want to share my tip for growing beautiful heads of cabbage that are not riddled with the dreaded cabbageworm.
Old mulches can harbor cabbageworm pupae, but these and other pests seldom survive winter in the wild world of a compost heap or when mixed into biologically active soil.
Many of these insects even have "cabbage" in their name: cabbage loopers, cabbage webworms, and cross-striped cabbageworms, to name a few.
Try 'Green Glaze,' which has bright green leaves and is slow to bolt, if you want a variety that tolerates heat and cold, and is not preferred by cabbageworms.
17: Even though Late Fall is here, cabbageworms still eat the cabbage in milder years.
The first section, "A Blind, Irresistible Urge," surrounds readers in the natural world's abundance, from a windfall of apricots to the work of opossums and cabbageworms.