A brown moth whose caterpillars are pests of cabbages and related plants.
- Mamestra brassicae, family Noctuidae.
- The other significant pest of these plants is the cabbage moth.
- Plant cabbage, broccoli, bok choi and all types of mustard until mid-September, covering with lightweight row covers to exclude cabbage fly and cabbage moth.
- They are known to eat cabbage moths, bollworms, tomato hornworms and broccoli worms.
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