cabbage white


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cabbage white

n.
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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Hyssop is renowned as a companion plant that increases the fruit yield on vines and for repelling cabbage white butterflies.
When bored with this, I would go after the cabbage white butterflies that laid their eggs on the cabbage leaves.
One of the most common and damaging pests is the cabbage white butterfly, easily controlled by the use of the biological.
There are two culprits: large cabbage white caterpillars, which are yellow and black and hairy, and those of the small cabbage white, which are pale green with short velvet-like hairs.
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.
Attracts cabbage white, great southern white and more.
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.
Watch out for caterpillars of the cabbage white butterfly attacking any of your cabbage family crops such as broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts.