Management and Control of Cabbage Maggot, Delia Radicum, in Cauliflower, III.

Publication Date: 
12/31/2000
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This report summarizes the third year of research to improve management of cabbage maggot. The cabbage maggot, Delia radicum, is a chronic pest problem in Willamette Valley cauliflower. Current management of this pest relies exclusively on prophylactic chemical applications; usually with Lorsban. This study has included investigation of cabbage maggot life cycles, evaluation of treatment practices and evaluation of sampling techniques for making management decisions.

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Fresh Market Vegetable Production, Insect management, Processed Vegetable Production, Willamette Valley, Cauliflower, Vegetable production