Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) are attracted to the place of oviposition by the volatiles emitted from host plants infested by the imported cabbageworm
, Pieris rapae (L.
Morehouse said, but only because the mild winter had allowed a southern pest, the cross-striped cabbageworm
moth, to find a home in New England gardens.
The development of these ethnobotanical gardens (containing 324 species in 103 botanical families) allowed the researcher collaborators to begin to identify a viable substitute for chemical pesticides that were being used to control a cabbageworm
Effects of cabbage looper, imported cabbageworm
, and diamonback moth on fresh market and processing cabbage.
Endosulfan, Bifenthrin and Chlorpyrifos can be capable of controlling aphids, armyworms, corn earworm, crickets, cucumber beetles, cutworms, diamondback moth, flea beetles, ground beetles, cabbageworm
, leafhoppers, loopers, mites, caterpillar, stink bugs, thrips, tobacco budworm, whiteflies.
They also tested promising strains against the beet armyworm, black cutworm, cabbage looper, and imported cabbageworm
Effect of age structure on the outcome of viral epizootics in field populations of imported cabbageworm
Effect of calco oil red N-1700 dye incorporated into a semiartificial diet of the imported cabbageworm
, corn earworm, and cabbage looper.
Cover your cabbage patch in this way, along with other cabbage-family crops, to keep cabbageworm
moths from laying eggs on your plants.
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.
Control chewing worms such as cabbageworm
, corn earworm, and geranium budworm by spraying affected plants with Bacillus thuringiensis.