cabbage moth


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cabbage moth

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(Animals) a common brownish noctuid moth, Mamestra brassicae, the larva of which is destructive of cabbages and other plants
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The courtship behavior of the cabbage moth, Mamestra brassicae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and role of male hairpencils.
There have been very few studies concerning plants that exhibit potential for the control of the cabbage moth, and none that have examined the variability of such insecticidal activity through the growing season.
The caterpillars are active from late spring to mid-autumn, while the cabbage moth (Mamestra brassicae) has one generation, with caterpillars feeding from June to early autumn.
The caterpillars are active from late spring to mid-autumn, while the cabbage moth (Mamestra brassicae)has one generation, with caterpillars feeding from midsummer to early autumn.
The caterpillars are active from late spring to mid-autumn, while the cabbage moth has one generation, with caterpillars feeding from midsummer to early autumn.
the cabbage moth, provided a convenient subject as both the insect and its food plant, cabbage, are easily cultured, and because its multiply enveloped nuclear polyhedrosis virus (MbNPV) (Baculoviridae) has been extensively studied in terms of its biological activity (Evans et al.
In addition, some extreme examples are known such as the navel orangeworm, Amyelois transitella (Walker) (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae) and the cabbage moth, Mamestra brassicae (L.
Previously, we would have found many cabbage moth larvae, but since planting the borage, we find few if any.
CATERPILLARS of the cabbage white butterfly, cabbage moth and diamond back moth devastate the greens.
Know that late summer is prime time for the notorious cabbage moth to lay its eggs.
Plant cabbage, broccoli, bok choi and all types of mustard until mid-September, covering with lightweight row covers to exclude cabbage fly and cabbage moth.
Astronomical data for March The Phases of the Salamander Moon and the Cabbage Moth Moon