Radish seed-Cabbage looper

Trichoplusia ni

Pest description and crop damage Pale green larvae with white stripes on back and sides. They move in a looping manner.

Management-chemical control

  • acephate (Orthene 97) at 1 lb/a (1 lb ai/a). REI 24 hr. Allow a minimum of 7 days between applications. Do not exceed 2 lb/a (2 lb ai/a) per year. Do not apply through any type of irrigation system. This product is highly toxic to bees exposed to direct treatment of residues on blooming crops or weeds. Do not apply to blooming radish seed during pollination. Bee colonies used for pollination should be removed from the field being treated prior to the application. Notify beekeepers pollinating crops within .25 mile of the field to be treated at least 48 hr prior to the application. Do not use on daikon radish. No portion of treated plants can be used for food or feed. 24c SLNs: Orthene 97 WA-050015 (expires 12/31/19). Washington only.

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