Plants in the genus Artemisia repel a variety of common garden pests including cabbage looper, cabbage maggot, and the cabbage butterfly
. Other useful plants include chrysanthemums (Japanese beetles), cosmos (corn earworms), dahlias (nematodes), geraniums (leafhoppers), larkspurs (aphids), lavender (moths), marigolds (nematodes), nasturtiums (squash bugs), petunia (tomato hornworms,) and tobacco (flea beetles, with the tradeoff of attracting hornworms).
Anita Subaru A Pak choi, like other members of the cabbage family, is a favoured breeding ground for the cabbage butterfly
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Don sprays all cole crops weekly with bacillus thurengiensis to reduce cabbage butterfly
(2012) published a study on the effects of daily average temperature and natural day-length on the incidence of summer and winter diapause in the Cabbage Butterfly
, Pieris melete Menetries (Lepidoptera: Pieridae).
The cabbage crop during its growth period is attacked by a large number of insect pests every year including whitefly (Bemisia tabaci), armyworm (Spodoptera sp.), cabbage looper (Trichoplusia binotalis) and cabbage butterfly
(Pieris brassicae) (Shuaib et al., 2007).
The only sure way of defending a cabbage patch against the white cabbage butterfly
is to cover it with horticultural fleece.
In its caterpillar form, the non-native white cabbage butterfly
will eat a wide range of plants and can seriously damage a vegetable garden.
& Le C.) Checkered White Pontia occidentalis (Reakirt) Western White Pieris rapae (L.) Cabbage Butterfly
Euchloe ausonides (Reakirt) Large Marble Euchloe hyantis (Edw.) Pearly Marble Anthocharis sara Lucas Sara Orange Tip Colias philodice Godart Clouded Sulphur Colias eurytheme Bdv.
Caterpillars of the European cabbage butterfly
, which has invaded most of North America, turn out to bristle with a kind of defense system that scientists have not documented before.