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Are these harmful to broccoli?

Posted by RPost78 8A (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 14, 14 at 16:41

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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RE: Are these harmful to broccoli?

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.

RE: Are these harmful to broccoli?

I would hand pick and kill them.

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