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Synonyms for cabbageworm

toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly

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Utilization of energy and nitrogen by larvae of the imported cabbage worm, Pieris rapae as affected by parasitism by Apanteles glomeratus.
Cabbage worms and tomato hornworms are the other two insects that I take the time to find when I see damage that I have come to know is theirs.
The cabbage worm has legs all along its body and moves flat against the leaves.
Initial observations also indicate that hot water dips may be effective in eliminating the larvae of pests, such as the diamondback moth and cabbage worms, from broccoli heads.
Tiny parasitic wasps drawn to the flowers' nectar will stay around to raise their families, helping control assorted garden pests such as cabbage worms, tomato hornworms, aphids and whiteflies.
While relatively tough, kale is subject to a number of insect enemies such as flea beetles when young, cabbage worms, slugs and, of course, four-legged critters, especially woodchucks and deer.
Bacillus thurengiensis (Bt), dusted or sprayed once a week, will sicken cabbage worms without leaving any toxic residue.
Cabbage worms, a lesser problem, can be combated with the caterpillar-destroying bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis, alone or with row covers.
Another plus: no more cabbage worms in cold weather.
Brassicas attract a legion of pests, including cabbage worms, cabbage root maggots, flea beetles, cutworms and slugs.
Weekly applications of Bacillus thurengiensis (Bt), which is available in dust or liquid form, gives cabbage worms fatal indigestion.
Cabbage worms and cabbage loopers can be problems with--what else?--cabbage.
To protect plants from aphids and cabbage worms, cover seedlings with floating row covers.
Cabbage loppers and cabbage worms present the biggest problem.
Planted among early cole crops, sage helps repel the cute little yellow butterflies that produce cabbage worms. By the time the cabbage and broccoli are ready to leave the garden, I can harvest sage leaves and dry or freeze them for use through the summer.