cabbage white


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cabbage white

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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Male monarchs and cabbage whites both vie for mates in what's called scramble competition, essentially a free-for-all race among males.
This year, I used cabbage white butterflies as the model organism for Lab 11 in my AP Biology class.
You'll find the collection stocked at Cabbage White, Smethwick; Designs on You, Sutton Coldfield; Harborne Beauty Clinic; and Bellissima, Edgbaston.
QHow do I stop my cabbages getting eaten by cabbage white caterpillars?
P aul Hennessy's Silky Brindle has been withdrawn from the final due to injury and her place is likely to be taken by Cabbage White.
PUT pots of nasturtiums close to cabbages to keep cabbage white butterflies away.
Karowe fed cabbage white butterfly caterpillars with leaves from plants grown in two different [CO.
As the sun rises higher in the sky the plot is a hive of activity as what appears to be hundreds of cabbage white butterflies take to the wing.
Early summer can see infestations of carrot fly, while wireworm will make cavities in root veg and potato tubers and cabbage white larvae play havoc with your brassicas.
Sow nasturtium seeds in situ on the allotment where they will "trap" aphids and act as a decoy for flea beetles, slugs and the cabbage white butterfly's caterpillars.
Then there's the cabbage white, the eternal scourge of gardeners wreaking fluttering havoc on carefully tended brassicas.
Most of the veg tested are members of the cabbage family, suffering from the same pests, so you have to be vigilant against slugs and snails, flea beetles, cabbage white caterpillars and mealy aphids.