cabbage root fly

cabbage root fly

n
(Animals) a dipterous fly, Erioischia brassicae, whose larvae feed on the roots and stems of cabbages and other brassicas: family Muscidae (houseflies, etc)
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I have had issues with club root and cabbage root fly in the past.
The flowers also attract bees and deter cabbage root fly and carrot root fly.
| PLACE cardboard collars around brassica veg such as cabbages and broccoli to prevent cabbage root fly laying their eggs.
To prevent cabbage root fly invading, grow the turnips at seedling stage under insect mesh or horticultural fleece.
BASF have also developed an all-round treatment aimed at fruit and veg growers that tackle the underground larval stage of pests including carrot fly, sciarid fly, cabbage root fly, sawflies, onion flies and codling moths.
It beats carrot fly, leek moth and cabbage root fly, too.
Deter cabbage root fly by placing collars around stems ?
Put brassica collars around cabbages and cauliflowers to deter cabbage root fly and erect low screens around carrots to keep carrot fly at bay.
Intercropping cabbage with clover reduces root damage to cabbage by the cabbage root fly. Why?
| Place cardboard collars around brassica veg such as cabbages and broccoli to prevent cabbage root fly laying | In the greenhouse sow seeds of courgette, marrow, pumpkin, aubergine, sweet pepper and sweetcorn.
| Place cardboard collars around brassica vegetables such as cabbages and broccoli to prevent cabbage root fly laying eggs.