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CABBAGE – VARIETIES, PEST CONTROL & REQUIREMENTS

Agricultural Science

CABBAGE – VARIETIES, PEST CONTROL, ECOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS & DISEASE CONTROL

Cabbage is a leaf vegetable related to other brassica crops such as kales, cauliflower, Chinese cabbage and Brussels sprouts. Cabbage leaves may be eaten raw in salads, steamed, boiled or cooked in a variety of ways. The leaves can also be fed to livestock.

Ecological Requirements

Altitude:

Temperature: require cool condition.

Rainfall:

Soils:

 

Varieties

Early maturing:

Late maturing:

 

Nursery Practices

Seedbed Preparation

Field Maintenance

 

Pest Control

Diamond Black Moth

Cutworms

Damage: Attacks the stem at the ground level causing he plant to fall. > Control: Spray recommended insecticides.

 

Disease Control

Black Rot

Black Leg

Harvesting

 

See also

scheme of work

vegetation

Propagation

STOCK EXCHANGE

CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMAL FEEDS

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