Key Words: Soybean; velvetbean caterpillar; cabbage looper
Plants in the genus Artemisia repel a variety of common garden pests including cabbage looper
, cabbage maggot, and the cabbage butterfly.
The cabbage looper
, Trichoplusia ni, is a pest native the United States.
 found in laboratory studies that SpinTor was highly toxic to 3rd instar larvae of the Cabbage looper
, Trichoplusia ni for at least 36 days.
Caption: Cabbage stored in constant light or constant darkness is more vulnerable to being eaten by pests such as the cabbage looper
Hall and Thacker (1994) demonstrated the same results with two pyrethroids topically applied to cabbage looper
, Trichoplusia ni (Hubner).
However, the amount of feeding done by the cabbage looper
and cabbageworm, cankerworms, corn earworms and the European Corn borer, cutworms and the granddaddy of caterpillars, the tomato hornworm, which can grow up to 5 inches long, is extensive.
Evaluation of selected insecticides for control of diamondback moth and cabbage looper
in cabbage in Central Florida with observations on insecticide resistance in the diamondback moth.
Larvae of the cabbage looper
moth, Trichoplusia ni, have been used to determine the carry-over of larval H.
2-phenylethanol is known to be a floral fragrance in some plants, having a roselike odor (Knudsen et al., 1993) and attracting various kinds of insects to flowers, such as the cabbage looper
moth, trichoplusia ni (Haynes et al., 1991), the cabbage butterfly, Pieris rapae (Honda et al., 1998), the long-legged chafter, Hoplia communis (Imai et al., 1998) and the lacewing, Chrysopa carnea (Zhu et al., 2005).
larvae that fed on blue areas of one petunia cultivar's petals died at higher rates than larvae that fed on white areas.