Cabbage webworm

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A. M. Varela, icipe
Is this a Minor Pest?: 
Yes
Minor Pest Title: 

Cabbage webworm (Hellula undalis)

Minor Pest Description: 

Caterpillars are 1.5 cm when fully-grown, creamy-white in colour with brown stripes along the body and a brown head. Caterpillars feed on leaves, petioles, growing points, and stems.

 

Minor Pest What to do.: 
  • Use neem-based products and Bt.
Minor Pest Position: 
4
Minor Pest Firstcontent: 
117
Pest Type: 
insect
Custom1: 
Common names; cabbage centre worm, cabbage borer
Host Plants: 
Cabbage/Kale, Brassicas
Minor Pest secondContent: 
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