Diamondback Moth Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)

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The diamondback moth, introduced into the United States from Europe, is a worldwide pest of cruciferous crops. The larvae attack a wide range of cole crops including: cabbage, cauliflower, rape, kale, turnip, and brussels sprouts. In the Northeast, the diamondback moth is a sporadic pest, with four to six generations a year depending on locality.

Authors: 
J.T. Andaloro
Authors: 
P.B. Baker
Publisher: 
Cornell Cooperative Extension Publication
Year: 
1983