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Synonyms for cabbageworm

toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly

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Specific insects targeted by Lepinox are European corn borer, beet armyworm, cabbageworm and cotton leafworm.
Control chewing worms such as cabbageworm, corn earworm, and geranium budworm by spraying affected plants with Bacillus thuringiensis.
kurstaki) reduces populations of cabbageworm, cabbage looper, hornworms, corn borers and other caterpillars.
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.
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.
17: Even though Late Fall is here, cabbageworms still eat the cabbage in milder years.
Also susceptible: tobacco budworms that eat tobacco, cotton, tomatoes, garden peas, and other crops; southwestern and European corn borers; codling moths that are especially damaging to apples, pears, and walnuts; and diamondback moths and imported cabbageworms that are pests of cabbage, broccoli, and other crops.