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Synonyms for cabbageworm

toxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly

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Featherweight row cover held aloft with hoops or stakes is the easiest way to protect actively growing kale and collard greens from cabbageworms, harlequin bugs, grasshoppers and other summer insects.
We are collecting reports on how poultry help reduce pest problems, and thus far you've told us that the following pests can be reduced by poultry: ticks, mosquitoes, flies, grasshoppers, Japanese beetles, fire ants, termites, pill bugs, grubs, crickets, cabbageworms and millipedes.
Several respondents said they rely on paper wasps to control cabbageworms. "They're friendly, docile and voracious eaters of cabbageworms.
(Look closely--tiny green cabbageworms are very hard to see.) Biweekly sprays with a biological pesticide--Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) or spinosad--will control cabbageworms and other caterpillar-type cabbage pests.
The birds used the sunflowers as hunting perches, then hopped down to feed on cabbageworms, grasshoppers and other small insects, including flea beetles.
* Leaf-eating caterpillars--including army worms, cabbageworms and cabbage loopers--like to feast on broccoli leaves.
Luscious little seedlings attract a long list of aggressive pests, including cabbageworms, army worms, and ever-voracious grasshoppers.
Cabbage-family crops (especially seedlings set out in June and July for fall harvest) require protection from cabbageworms, army worms and grasshoppers.
Weekly sprays with a Bt or Spinosad insecticide will control cabbageworms and other leaf-eating caterpillars, but with row covers you get additional protection from grasshoppers--the scourge of the late-summer garden.
Cabbageworms have huge appetites and can do the most damage.
Most kinds of "cabbageworms" hatch from eggs laid on plants by moths and they generally don't crawl on the ground.
These covers are standard equipment for excluding squash bugs, cucumber beetles and squash vine borers from young squash, cucumbers and pumpkins, or for keeping cabbageworms and root maggots from finding your broccoli.