Introduction and Importance:

Cabbage of family Cruciferae is a good source of vitamins and minerals.

Trends, Area, Production and Yield:

There has been a progressive increase in area and production of cabbage in Pakistan. In 1998-99, the area increased to 4.06 thousand ha, production 62.2 thousand tones and yield was 15.3 tons/ha.

Major insect/pest the affect cabbage are

Diamond back moth                                                   Cabbage borer

Leaf Webber                                                               Cabbage green semilooper

Cabbage butterfly                                                       Tobacco caterpillar

 

Cabbage aphid                                                                        Mustard aphid

 

Written By: Sajid Aslam 

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