Diamondback moth attacks early-sown crops in Esperance and eastern Wheatbelt

By Shannon Beattie
July 18 2022 - 11:30pm
Diamondback moth chewing damage on canola plants. Photo by India Warren-Hicks, SEAR.

NUMBERS of diamondback moth (DBM) caterpillars in the Esperance and eastern Wheatbelt areas have been increasing, especially in earliest sown canola crops, and larvae numbers are starting to appear.



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