cabbage looper


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cabbage looper

n.
The larva of a noctuid moth (Trichoplusia ni) that feeds on and is destructive of cabbage and other cruciferous plants and moves by arching its body in a loop.
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Screening for Bacillus thuringiensis crystal proteins active against the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni.
Plants in the genus Artemisia repel a variety of common garden pests including cabbage looper, cabbage maggot, and the cabbage butterfly.
We will be answering three questions: The first being, "Does cabbage looper saliva induce trichomes?
27] found in laboratory studies that SpinTor was highly toxic to 3rd instar larvae of the Cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni for at least 36 days.
The cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), is a pest with a wide range of hosts including plants of the families Brassicaceae, Solanaceae, and Curcubitaceae, such as cotton, soybean, and different weeds (GRECCO et al.
Caption: Cabbage stored in constant light or constant darkness is more vulnerable to being eaten by pests such as the cabbage looper caterpillar.
In the tests, the cabbage was pitted against its natural enemy, the cabbage looper 6 a small moth larva.
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.
1993) and attracting various kinds of insects to flowers, such as the cabbage looper moth, trichoplusia ni (Haynes et al.