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Biological Aspects of Cabbage White Butterfly Species Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Environs of Taunggyi District, Southern Shan
- Biology of cabbage white butterfly species; Pieris brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758) was studied both in captivity and natural environs of Taunggyi District within the study period from September 2005 to September 2007. Pieris brassicae utilized the mustard, cauliflower and cabbage as host plant grown in the Shan State. The cabbage butterfly lay the eggs singly. The entire batch of eggs was laid compactly on the same area of the selected site on the host plant. A single batch of eggs consisted of 50-80.The duration of development from the egg to the emergence of adult from the pupa, varies with the seasons. The duration was longer in the cool season than in the hot and dry season.
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- Universities Research Journal