Predicting Cabbage Maggot Flights in New York Using Common Wild Plants
Pedersen, L.; Eckenrode, C.
The purpose of this study was to correlate blooming of wild plants commonly seen near cabbage fields with cabbage maggot flights to provide growers with an accurate prediction tool so that timely applications of insecticides could be used, or planting dates could be adjusted. Also, a description of the life history of this pest is provided.
New York's Food and Life Sciences Bulletin87
New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
cabbage maggot; wild plant uses