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Aphid, Cabbage

Cabbage aphid. Photo: David Ferro

Brevicoryne brassicae

Treat Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower if greater than 10% of the plants are infested with aphids anytime after heads or sprouts begin to form. Aphids tend to be more of a problem in fall plantings and on broccoli and Brussels sprouts.

For Current information on production methods (including varieties, spacing, seeding, and fertility), weed, disease, and insect management, please visit the New England Vegetable Management Guide website.

Crops that are affected by this insect:

Last Updated: 
Jan 14, 2013