Plague of Moths - Diamond Back Moth

The Manx NFU have been asked to highlight what could be a ‘plague of moths’.  The Diamond Back Moth caterpillar could decimate a brassica, specifically cabbage and cauliflower, crop within 24 hours – please see the links below;

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-36516619

http://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/42318

If you have any questions with regard to these moths please contact your advisor.

 

 

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