Definition of cabbage moth in English:

cabbage moth

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  • A brown moth whose caterpillars are pests of cabbages and related plants.
    • Mamestra brassicae, family Noctuidae
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    • 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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