Are these harmful to broccoli?

RPost78(8A)August 14, 2014

What type of caterpillars are these? They are eating my broccoli's leaves. Aside from the obvious holes in the leaves are they causing harm to the broccoli itself?

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Cross-striped cabbage worm. The leaves supply nutrients to the plant, so if they are decimated, it stands to reason that you will get less production out of it.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2014 at 5:14PM
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zzackey(8b GA)

I would hand pick and kill them.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2014 at 5:42PM
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