Aquaponics – Cabbage plant eaten by bugs

Cabbage and cauliflower are two of the most resilient plants that we have seen doing well in aquaponics. However, today we were taken by surprise to find out that one of our cabbage plants (and a young cabbage 😦 ) is eaten almost fully by some pests.

Cabbage plant infected in aquaponics

Yet to do a search on the Internet but any idea what these are and what would be an organic method to control them?

Luckily two other cabbage plants are not affected much. So I removed the infected plant from the growbed and washed the other two plants.

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Aquaponics – Infestation in snake gourd plant

Just found out an infestation on the snake gourd plant. I looked up on the Internet and it is a specific pest that attacks snake gourd called Semi Looper Caterpillar. There are a whole bunch of them on the plant.

I am going to try manual control initially and see how well I can manage.

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Semi Looper Caterpillar on snake gourd plant

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Semi Looper Caterpillar - tiny ones are hard to see

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Semi Looper Caterpillar

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Semi Looper Caterpillar