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  • This agronomic image shows a diamondback moth caterpillar.

    Control Diamondback Moth Population to Protect Brassica Crops

    Diamondback moth caterpillar When left unchecked, diamondback moth infestations can cause severe stunting in brassica crops. Per the University of California extension, diamondback moths can damage the crowns or growing points of young plants, stunting growth and resulting in financial loss for growers. Diamondback moth populations tend to increase in the spring and early summer, so now is the time to consider management options. Insecticides are an effective way to manage diamondback moths. During the…