COVID-19 Extension Updates and Resources ... More Information », Factsheet | HGIC 2203 | Updated: May 4, 2020 | Print | Download (PDF). Provanto Ultimate Fruit & Vegetable Bug Killer, Provanto Sprayday Greenfly Killer). Imported cabbageworms feed near the center of plants and do more damage to the cabbage head. Harlequin bugs, stink bugs, flea beetles and whiteflies, as well as aphids and caterpillars may be controlled using cyfluthrin, cyhalothrin or bifenthrin. Aphid vectors of virus yellows (4) Apply Aphid vectors of virus yellows filter Beet leaf miner (3) Apply Beet leaf miner filter Beet leaf miner/mangold fly (4) Apply Beet leaf miner/mangold fly filter Cabbage stem flea beetle (7) Apply Cabbage stem flea beetle filter Carrot … Roman Pavela Research Institute of Crop Production, Drnovská 507 , Praha 6 Ruzyne , 16106 , Czech Republic Correspondence pavela@vurv.cz. Insecticide for Aphids : The Ultimate Guide to Aphid Control As a farmer, one of the things that you must readily guide against is the infestation of pests in your farm. Join our mailing list to receive the latest updates from HGIC. If this is not sufficient to reduce damage to acceptable levels then you may choose to use pesticides. Mealy cabbage aphid overwinters on its host plants as eggs that are laid on stems in late autumn, although in mild winters active aphids may persist through the winter. Because they are similar in life habits and response to treatments, they will be considered together. All of the caterpillars (larvae of moths and butterflies) infesting cole crops can be effectively controlled using Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t. Table 1. Large larvae are heavy feeders and may cause serious damage to cabbage heads especially when numerous. Mature larvae are about 1½ inches (3.8 cm) long. Aphids may be controlled by using a commercially prepared insecticidal soap product, neem oil extract or pyrethrin, which are all less toxic control options. Mealy cabbage aphid is a greenfly with distinct whitish or 'mealy' appearance. Cabbage Looper. They are sap-sucking insects that feed on cabbages and other brassicas. B.t. Plants attacked by the cabbage maggot (Delia radicum) appear sickly, off-color and stunted. VERSYS Insecticide. Winged forms develop when plants become heavily infested, allowing the aphids to migrate to new host plants. Oftentimes, the leaves also curl or become otherwise misshapen. The butterflies lay eggs singly on either side of the leaves. They have a narrow orange stripe down the middle of the back and a yellowish stripe along each side of the body. The immature stage known as a nymph has the same markings but is smaller and more round. The larvae feed on all parts of the plant but prefer places around the bud of a young plant, crevices between loose leaves of a firm head, and the undersides of wrapper leaves. Destruction of the original bud causes the production of secondary buds that cannot mature by harvest-time. In addition, treatments made for other larvae generally keep these pests in check. Insecticidal Activity of Essential Oils Against Cabbage Aphid Brevicoryne brassicae. Larvae are sluggish when disturbed. Eggs are small, nearly round and yellowish white. Accepted 15 Jul 2006. Resistance status of aphid pests of oilseed rape crops . Some people choose to plant gardens full of beneficial fruits and vegetables to feed their families. The plants, if not killed, are dwarfed, grow slowly and form small light heads. Use it on pests such as aphids, beetles, thrips and worms on crops including cole crops, corn, cotton, cucurbits, fruiting vegetables, pome fruits, stone fruits, tree nuts, rice, … capitata cv. Note the tail end is fatter than the head end.Justin Ballew, ©2020, Clemson Extension. On a larger scale, two or three insecticide treatments at five-day intervals may be needed to clean up plants. ), spinosad, or pyrethrin. The moth of the cross-striped cabbageworm (Evergestis rimosalis) has a wingspread of about 1 inch (2.54 cm). When mature, larvae are about 1¼-inches (3.2 cm) long. Because of the waxy powder that covers the bodies of the aphids and the tendency of leaves to form pockets or cups which protect aphids, it is essential to add spreader-stickers (liquid detergent, which breaks the surface tension of the spray droplets) to the spray mix. Each treatment was repeated four times throughout the field, which was a … Postemergence herbicides also contribute to cabbage maggot problems. Tiny parasitic wasps and predatory insects provide common natural controls. Cabbage loopers feeding on the underside of a collard leaf. 28.91, 26.35 and 23.01 per cent reduction of cabbage aphid, respectively 3.2. The moths move rapidly when disturbed. All recommendations for pesticide use are for South Carolina only and were legal at the time of publication, but the status of registration and use patterns are subject to change by action of state and federal regulatory agencies. The harlequin bug can cause serious damage to crucifers and other vegetable crops. Cabbage aphids under 25x magnification. The cabbage aphid feeds only on plants in the Cruciferae family (cole crops, mustard, etc. Inclusion of a pesticide product does not indicate a recommendation or endorsement by RHS Gardening Advice. After a few days, they begin to feed beneath a protective web made from silk-like threads that they form. Derby Day (green-leaved), Minicole (green-leaved) and Ruby Ball (red-leaved). RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected Flies are attracted to fields which are high in decomposing organic matter, i.e., fields recently turned, new ground, weedy areas or fields recently treated with postemergence herbicides. The cabbage aphid belongs to the genus Brevicoryne. It is a list of products currently available to the home gardener. They fly around cabbage plants during the day. For larger plantings, after cupping (early head formation), apply insecticides when there is an average of one larva or one new hole per 10 plants. Cabbage aphid is probably the most damaging species. Crops : Cotton, Okra, Cabbage Target Insect : Whitefly, Aphid, Jassid and Thrips Recommended dose/acre : 20-40 gm/acre CYRUX: Technical Name : Cypermethrin 25% EC Mode Of Action : Contact and Stomach Crops : Cotton, Cabbage, Vegetables Target Insect : Bollworms, DBM, Fruit and Shoot Borers Recommended dose/acre : 220-300 ml / acre Zachary Boone Snipes, ©2015, Clemson Extension. The cabbage aphid feeds only on plants in the cabbage family, but the others can feed on a range of different plants. Cabbage roots show brownish grooves over their surface and slimy winding channels running through the flesh. They later become pale green and have several white lengthwise stripes. Using chemical pesticides to remove pests would negate any health benefits hoping to be gained.Others might plant flowers that they use to create a fragrant home, potentially transferring harmful chemicals from the garden to their home. The large, swollen aphids have been parasitized by beneficial insects. Aphid-infested brassicas will typically grow slowly or incompletely. times, RHS Registered Charity no. As flies enter a field, they fly close to the ground and deposit their small white, finely ridged eggs on the plants near where the stem meets the ground or in cracks and crevices in the soil. If this document didn’t answer your questions, please contact HGIC at hgic@clemson.edu or 1-888-656-9988. Declare insecticide controls a wide range of insects on numerous row and specialty crops. In a vegetable garden, you can handpick the caterpillars. Westland Resolva Bug Killer) and deltamethrin (e.g. On edible plants make sure the food plant is listed on the label and follow instructions on maximum number of applications, spray interval and harvest interval Since aphids can reproduce without mating, their populations can grow quickly, especially when the temperature is warm. 020 3176 5800 These pesticides have a very short persistence and so may require reapplication to keep aphid numbers in check. Zachary Boone Snipes, ©2015, Clemson Extension. Other symptoms to look out for include: Check brassicas frequently from spring onwards so action can be taken before a damaging population has developed, especially more vulnerable young plants. In a vegetable garden, control early infestations with Bacillus thuringiensis (see Control section) because it is not toxic to helpful insects. The light colored, swollen aphid has been parasitized by a parasitic wasp.Justin Ballew, ©2020, Clemson Extension, Cabbage aphids on a collard leaf.Justin Ballew, ©2020, Clemson Extension. Weedy fields where postemergence herbicide treatments are used often become infested with maggots as dead weeds decompose. Newly hatched larvae usually eat out small areas on the undersides of leaves. GROUP 9D INSECTICIDE . 82738/106577 (V19022018) READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING . Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries In field cage experiments, simple detergent and water extracts of all botanical treatments gave control of cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae and diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella, equivalent to the synthetic insecticide Attack® (emamectin benzoate) and superior to water or detergent solution. There is no evidence, at present, that cabbage aphid populations are resistant to any insecticide. With a larger planting, after cupping (early head formation), insecticide treatments should be made when there is an average of one larva or one new hole per 10 plants. They can be detected by debris and webs at the point of feeding. Cabbage aphids have many natural enemies and these can sometimes control low populations; however, short crop life, use of pesticides for other pests, the tendency for the aphids to be deep within the head, and various other factors make it difficult for natural enemies to keep rapidly rising aphid populations from reaching economic levels. Its presence on established plants can usually be tolerated however, the aphid can make kale inedible and the growth points of young brassica can be severely affected. Eggs are laid in clusters, and large numbers of the larvae hatch on individual plants. The harlequin bug (Murgantia histrionica) is a flat, shield-shaped stink bug (3/8- inch or 9.5 mm long) with red and black spotted markings on its back. Follow label instructions when using pesticides. On a smaller scale, as in a vegetable garden, spray foliage with soapy water, then rinse with clear water or use insecticidal soaps. Read and follow all label directions on recommended pesticides. They wiggle rapidly when disturbed, often dropping from the plant and hanging by silk-like threads. Larger plants can withstand higher populations but show reduced growth and yellowing. CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI (including calabrese), CABBAGE, BRUSSELS SPROUTS, KALE, CHINESE CABBAGE AND COLLARDS, SWEDES, TURNIPS, OILSEED RAPE Pest: Mealy Cabbage Aphid Along each side of the back is a longitudinal black stripe and below that, a bright yellow stripe. Cabbage aphid colonies have a characteristic blue-grey appearance and are normally covered in a thick, whitish powder. RHS members can get exclusive individual advice from the RHS Gardening Advice team. It is often found on the lower leaves before spreading all over the plant. Badly infested plants become covered with a mass of the small soggy aphids, and the dying leaves and plants rapidly decay. They move with a looping motion, like an inchworm. They are dark ashy gray with black stripes on the thorax (chest region) and many black bristles over the body. Cabbage webworms tunnel into and kill the buds of young plants. The organic insecticide treatments inside the screenhouse yielded the highest aphid damage, presumably Bacillus thuringiensis (B.t.) Use pesticides only according to the directions on the label. Larvae of this insect are legless, white maggots from ¼- to 1/3-inch (6.4 mm to 8.5 mm) long, blunt at the rear end and pointed in front. Plant invigorators combine nutrients to stimulate plant growth with surfactants or fatty acids that have a physical mode of action against aphids (e.g. When mature they are about 1/3-inch (8.5 mm) long. The moths are most active at night and fly about at plant height while they are laying eggs. Green aphid, black bean aphid, virus yellow aphid, cereal aphid, pea aphid, carrot willow aphid, mealy cabbage aphid, apple aphid, wooly aphid + various other aphids. Aphid damage data was collected based on a modified Kemerait scale with the following criteria: 0=none, 1=trace to 5%, 2=6‐15%, 3=16‐35%, 4=36‐67%, 5=68‐100% (Figure 2). False cabbage aphid This aphid is greenish rather than grey and lacks the waxy coating of the true cabbage aphid. Pages 99-106 Received 10 May 2006. The green peach aphid feeds on over 300 species of plants and does not cause serious damage on cole crops. Decis is one of the most widely use insecticide. Feeding on the outer leaves of older plants usually does little harm. Cabbage aphid infestations will result in yellow or white leaves. Pest: Cabbage Aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae), Green Peach Aphid (Myzus persicae) State: All States Rate: Per ha: 500 g or 1 kg WHP: 14 days harvest/grazing Critical comments: Apply when aphids first appear using 30-100 L water/ha (ground rig) or 20-50 L/ha (aerial). Plants in flower should not be sprayed due to the danger to bees and other pollinating insects More persistent contact-action insecticides include the synthetic pyrethroids lambda-cyhalothrin (e.g. Less severe injury may disfigure the head produced from the original bud. Because it does not cause the leaves to roll back, it is easier to control. Their bodies are covered by tiny, erect black hairs. the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. (see Control of Cole Crop Insects section) works very well. is a microbial insecticide that contains spores of these bacteria and is used to control caterpillars when they feed on leaves containing the spores. The larvae or caterpillars do not die immediately, but they stop feeding shortly after ingesting B.t. Over 125 maggots have been taken from the roots of a single plant. Newly hatched larvae (caterpillars) have dark heads and almost clear bodies. The moths have a figure-8-shaped silver spot near the middle of each of the front wings. Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia, www.insectimages.org. Although it can transmit plant viruses, the damage caused and its physical presence creates the greatest problems for growers. Each maggot feeds for three to four weeks, and the roots often become riddled with their tunnels. There is also no evidence of insecticide resistance in the mealy cabbage aphid. Younger plants are more susceptible to the feeding. Eggs are yellow, oblong, bluntly pointed at the ends, deeply ridged lengthwise and attached to the leaf by one end. It is the larva (an immature insect stage that in this case is a caterpillar) of a medium-sized grayish brown moth. In a vegetable garden, Bacillus thuringiensis adequately controls cabbageworms. Rabi, 2013 The mean % reduction of the aphids during rabi in all treatments was significantly higher than untreated control (Table 2). When choosing control options you can minimise harm to non-target animals by starting with the methods in the non-pesticide control section. A study on insecticide resistance in cabbage aphid carried out in Pakistan reports that aphids developed resistance to chemicals including methomyl, emamectin benzoate, and pyrethroids (cypermethrin, lambdacyhalothrin, bifenthrin and deltamethrin) and neonicotinoids (imidacloprid, acetamiprid, and … The cabbage webworm (Hellula rogatalis) is the larva (caterpillar) of a moth that has brownish-yellow front wings mottled with darker brown and pale gray rear wings. To achieve acceptable con- trol, growers apply systemic insecticide Within this group the shorter persistence pesticides (that are usually certified for organic growing) are likely to be less damaging to non-target wildlife than those with longer persistence and/or systemic action. Spray B.t. Turnip aphids (Lipaphis erysimi). When disturbed in the field, moths make short, erratic flights and come to rest quickly among the leaves of a plant or on the ground, where their color blends with that of the soil. The eggs hatch and the very small maggots promptly seek the roots and eat into them. To quantify the influence of treatments on aphid populations, we determined the number of cabbage aphids present on cabbage leaves in the different plots every seven days for five sampling dates. Spinosad was the best insecticide against the aphids and highly compatible with metalaxyl MZ, copper oxychloride and streptocycline. The imported cabbageworm (Pieris rapae) is the larva (caterpillar) of a yellowish-white butterfly. Copyright © 2020 Clemson UniversityClemson Cooperative Extension | 103 Barre Hall Clemson, SC 29634864-986-4310 | Contact UsHGIC@clemson.edu, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Integrated Pest Management (I.P.M.) In aphids, there are two small pipes called cornicles or siphunculi (tailpipe-like appendages) at the posterior end that can be seen if you look with a hand lens. works best while the caterpillars are small. The peach–potato aphid is most important in the autumn as a vector of turnip yellows virus (TuYV). Cabbage aphid control on Brussels sprouts and broccoli Norman F. McCalley Cabbage aphids in Brussels sprouts and Cabbage aphids feeding in growing point of broccoli. Damage, however, may at times be restricted to wrapper leaves. They suck plant sap from the leaf. Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia, www.insectimages.org. They are dull, grayish yellow and marked with five conspicuous brownish-purple lengthwise stripes. ), with serious outbreaks occurring only sporadically. The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity. We also hypothesized that scouting and spraying the sprouts would provide some control. Any cultural practice that will reduce the decaying organic matter content of soil will reduce the chances of an infestation becoming established. Each is about the size of a pinhead. Cabbage aphid Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) is a serious pest of crucifers in Pakistan. Table 2. Bee Safety: APHOX may be applied to crops that are in flower but care should be taken to minimse risk to bees. The eggs are laid in masses of 20 to 30 on the undersides of leaves of cole crops. In 2016, we evaluated three different strategies to manage cabbage aphid in Brussels sprouts: 1) nothing, 2) organic insecticides, and 3) interplanting with a mix of flowers. Mary Ann Hansen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, www.insectimages.org. When 2 percent of the plants are infested with aphids, an insecticide application should be made with high spray volume and adequate pressure to thoroughly wet foliage. Any rotting vegetation is likely to attract flies. VERSYS INSECTICIDE APVMA Approval No. An adult root maggot (known as a cabbage fly, cabbage root fly, root fly or turnip fly) looks like a housefly, while their maggots are white or white-yellow grubs that are approximately 0.3 inches long, tapering toward the head. The peach–potato aphid and mealy cabbage aphid are the main aphid pests of OSR. Plants in all stages of growth are frequently covered with dense clusters of whitish-green plant lice. The males have three light yellow diamond-shaped markings on their wings. The affected leaves curl and crinkle or form cups, completely lined with the aphids. The cabbage looper (Trichoplusia ni) is a very destructive and difficult-to-control pest of cabbage and other cole crops. The name is derived from the Latin words brevi and coryne and which loosely translates as small pipes. As the plants mature, moths begin to lay their eggs on the underside of leaves in the angle along the leaf stems. The eggs are smaller than a pinhead, ridged and almost round. Insecticide resistance status of other pests of oilseed rape crops Resistance to pyrethroid insecticides has been detected in populations of pollen beetle and cabbage stem flea beetle (CSFB) and diamond-back moth in the UK. These products contain some synthetic ingredients and so are not considered organic. The larvae are velvety green. When they first hatch, larvae feed on either side of the partly folded leaves of the plant buds. Destroy old stalks of cabbage as soon as the crop is harvested to help prevent destructive outbreaks of these aphids. Imported cabbageworm damage is similar to cabbage looper injury. The adult stage of the cabbage maggot is a fly similar in general appearance to the common housefly but only about half as long (¼-inch or 6.4 mm in length). Both the adult and nymph suck sap from the collard/cabbage plant, causing it to wilt, turn brown and die. In severe infestations, the plants wilt and die. Destroy old stalks of cabbage as soon as the crop is harvested to help prevent destructive outbreaks of these aphids. 222879/SC038262, Dense colonies of greyish-white aphids, up to 2.5 mm long, clustered on the underside of leaves and on the growing points, The leaves develop a whitish-yellow discolouration where the aphids are feeding, On young plants, the foliage develops in a distorted manner and the growing point may be killed, In addition to edible and ornamental brassicas, this aphid can also be found on some related wild plants, such as charlock and shepherd’s purse, Where possible tolerate populations of aphids, Use finger and thumb to squash aphid colonies where practical, Dispose of old brassica plants once they have finished cropping to reduce the risk of the next season’s plants becoming affected, Organic sprays, such as natural pyrethrum (e.g. Because these pests are difficult to control, treatments should be applied early. Read more about fighting aphid infestations here. See Table 1 for a list of both natural and conventional contact insecticides for use on cole crops. Diamondback moths (Plutella xylostella) are gray, about 1/3-inch (8.5 mm) long, and have a wingspread of less than 1 inch (2.54 cm). They can often be found in the burrowed-out channels within the roots. Bug Clear Gun for Fruit & Veg, Neudorff Bug Free Bug and Larvae Killer), fatty acids (e.g. When the maggots are abundant, underground parts of the plants soon become honeycombed and rot. The potato aphid is the least important of the three aphid species. Cabbage aphids are found on all plants in the cruciferous family: cabbage, rape, swedes, turnips, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, kale, mustard and some weed species. It is also more likely to be prevalent in the warmer months. Larvae will often not eat completely through the leaf, leaving tiny “windows” of thin foliage. Join For larger plantings, after cupping (early head formation), apply insecticides when there is an average of one larva or one new hole per 10 plants. Larval webworms are about ½-inch (1.27 cm) long when mature. Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer. The cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae(L.), and the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae(Sulzer), are found on cole crops worldwide. Life stages of the Diamondback moth larva (Plutella xylostella). early or late in the day. Cross-striped cabbageworms prefer the tender terminal buds and the heads of cole crop plants and riddle them with holes. Imported cabbageworm larva (Pieris rapae). The pre-harvest interval is the time to wait between spraying and harvesting. Moths lay grayish-white eggs near the buds of young host plants. Cabbage webworm (Hellula rogatalis) showing lengthwise stripes. However, mealy cabbage aphid does not fly up in a white cloud when disturbed. Cabbage Flies and Root Maggots (Delia spp.) When full-grown, they are about 3/5-inch (1.5 cm) long and have numerous horizontal black stripes across bluish-gray backs. All recommendations are for South Carolina conditions and may not apply to other areas. As they grow, they move to the center of the plant, eating through the leaves between the veins. The larvae are light green and pointed at each end. It is the most common aphid found on these plants and usually the most abundant. They have a wingspread of 1¼ to 1½ inches (3.2 to 3.8 cm). Plant oil and fatty acid products are less likely to affect larger insects such as ladybird adults. On first appearances this insect may be confused with cabbage whitefly. spores. In a vegetable garden, you can handpick the caterpillars. Treatments applied for other pests usually keep the webworm under control. Cabbage aphid sampling. The eggs stand on end in double rows and appear as tiny white kegs with black hoops. We hypothesized that mixing flowers in with the Brussels sprouts would provide some control of cabbage aphid levels on the sprouts by attracting insect enemies of the aphid. Pest: Black Bean Aphid, Green Aphids Rate of use (gms product/ha): 280 Water volume (litre /ha): 200–400 Apply when first colonies are seen. For the control of Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae), Cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae), Currant lettuce aphid Many of the small fibrous roots are eaten off. The underside of the body is light green, mottled with yellow. aphid in the UK. Zachary Boone Snipes, ©2015, Clemson Extension. Cabbage aphid Brevicoryne brassicae click for html version Summary: Cabbage aphids are one of several aphid species that can be problematic in canola crops. B.t. Planting in aluminum foil-covered beds and filling yellow pans with water to trap the aphids are both helpful as control measures. They are light yellow, semi-transparent and overlap one another as shingles on a roof. ; & RTS; & RTU, Martin’s Cyonara Lawn & Garden Concentrate, GardenTech Sevin Insect Killer Concentrate; & RTS, Bonide Insecticidal Soap Multi-Purpose Insect Control Conc. Consider adding a wetting agent to the spray mix to help the insecticide penetrate the aphid’s waxy surface. The rear wings are lighter, being almost transparent at the base, darker at the front and marked across the free end with a row of five or six small, indistinct dusky spots. When first hatched, the larvae are gray. Follow all directions, precautions and restrictions that are listed. ACTIVE CONSTITUENT: 100g/L AFIDOPYROPEN . ; & RTU, Concern Garden Defense Multi-Purpose Spray Concentrate, Bonide Eight Insect Control Vegetable Fruit & Flower Concentrate, Bonide Pyrethrin Garden Insect Spray Concentrate, Bonide Captain Jack’s Dead Bug Brew Concentrate; & RTS. 2.2. If the attack is severe, plants wilt suddenly during the heat of the day and die. Damage caused by cabbage maggot (Delia radicum). Their feeding may disfigure the bud of a young plant so that the cabbage head will not develop properly. Their edible heads—like the sprouts on a brussels sprout plant—may appear damaged, stunted, or sickly. Bifenthrin is not labeled for use on Brussels sprouts. Any plant material left in the garden can attract flies. Aphids are more troublesome during cool, dry weather. Solabiol Bug Free, Doff Greenfly & Blackfly Killer) or plant oils (e.g. The moths have a wingspread of a little more than ½ inch (1.27 cm). This information is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement of brand names or registered trademarks by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is implied, nor is any discrimination intended by the exclusion of products or manufacturers not named. This allows sufficient time for rotting of vegetation and may reduce the need for an insecticide treatment. Their heads are black and bear a V-shaped mark. They do not limit feeding to areas between leaf veins, but chew through leaves indiscriminately. Repeat if necessary. Ecofective Bug Control, RHS Bug and Mildew Control, SB Plant Invigorator and Westland Resolva Natural Power Bug & Mildew). Within each plot, we chose four sampling sites that were located 5, 10, 15 and 20 m from the yellow traps. B.t., spinosad, and pyrethrin are all less toxic control options. Laboratory-based experiments are presented involving two aphid sepcies (Myzus persicae Sulzer, a generalist and Brevicoryne brassicae Linnaeus, a crucifer specialist), and the predatory gall midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyza Rondani, on three cultivars of common cabbage Brassica oleracea var. Stunted plant growth. The cornicles of the cabbage aphid are relatively shorter than those of other aphids with the exception of the turnip aphid Lipap… Note: The PHI (pre-harvest interval) is time to wait in days between spraying and harvesting. The cabbage maggot can be controlled by cultural means. Mealy cabbage aphid is common on brassicas. The butterflies have several black spots on their wings and a wingspread of about 1 inch (2.54 cm). Vitax Plant Guard Pest & Disease Control, Bug Clear for Fruit and Veg) can give good control of aphids. Insecticides for Control of Insect Pests of Cole Crops. 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