cabbage white


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cabbage white

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Any of several white butterflies of the genus Pieris having larvae that feed on cabbage and other cruciferous plants, especially P. rapae. Also called cabbage butterfly.

cabbage white

n
(Animals) any large white butterfly of the genus Pieris, esp the Eurasian species P. brassicae, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of cabbages and related vegetables: family Pieridae
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Tenders are invited for Cabbage White cabbage crop early 2016, fresh cabbage harvest 2015 Fresh cabbage harvest 2016 harvest cauliflower 2016, dill, parsley, sorrel harvest 2016
The Cabbage White butterflies are known to take flight before other butterflies on cloudy days - which limit how quickly the insects can use the energy from the sun to heat their flight muscles.
In contrast to the success of the peacock and the small tortoiseshell, the small white and large white - known popularly as cabbage white - butterflies lost their first and second positions respectively.
Attracts cabbage white, great southern white and more.
A cabbage white flaps its wings on a Wigan allotment and eventually, at the other end of the world, hurricane Albert is blowing the knotted hankies off the heads of holidaying pie and peas tycoons.
A cabbage white flaps its wings on a South Bank allotment and eventually, at the other end of the world, hurricane Albert is blowing the knotted hankies off the heads of holidaying pie and peas tycoons.
Mae hi hefyd yn cael yr enw cabbage butterfly neu cabbage white yn Saesneg.
To isolate effects of salt, Snell-Rood and colleagues followed up their monarch study with a test of cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae), which cooperate in the lab by growing on a highly controllable artificial diet.
Cabbage white caterpillars can spoil crops Keep your eye on emerging cabbage leaves for tell-tale holes and pick off any cabbage white caterpillars you find before they do any more damage.
Blue fritillary, emperor and cabbage white are all types of what?
Check over brassicas for caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly and pick off any you find.
Protecting everything with netting is a tiresome job but we're in the cabbage white season and those pesky pheasants are after everything I plant