Major plant pest causing considerable plant damage to a wide variety of plants. Can be a significant pest on leafy veg such as beets, spinach and chard. Large irregular holes can be seen on leaves often with feeding damage occuring on the leaf edges but also within the leaf itself. Black frass (droppings) also usually visible. The caterpillars are usually visible on the plant and feed during the day.
Product Solution: Provado Ultimate Bug Killer Concentrate 2, Provado Ultimate Fruit and Vegetable Bug Killer Ready To Use/Concentrate, Sprayday Greenfly Killer.
Cultural measures: Remove and destroy clusters of eggs when seen. Pick off caterpillars by hand where ever possible.