Asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) is a plant that is cultivated from the Ancient Egypt for its sprouts, which are rich in nutrients. They contain: vitamins (A,D,B12), magnesium, calcium, iron, carbohydrates, and dietary fiber.
Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is an annual vegetable plant, originally from Asia. It is cultivated for its leaves which are rich in nutrients. The leaves contain carbohydrates, fats, vitamins (B1,B2,B6,C,E), iron, potassium, calcium, copper, magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, zinc.
Melon (Citrullus vulgaris) is a plant from Cucurbitaceae family, which is native from Africa. It is cultivated widely in the whole world because of the sweet taste and refreshing of the fruit it has. The melon is an annual herbaceous plant.It is either climbing or crawling.It has a rough texture and leaves with five deep lobes. The flowers are big, yellow and unisexal.
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is it a vegetable that is part of Compositae family. It is usually cultivated for its leaves, used for salad preparation. It is very appreciated and consumed all year long, being cultivated in the field and in protected areas.
Radish (Raphus sativus) is a vegetable cultivated mostly in the temperate areas for the root, which is succulent. It is very popular in Europe, mostly in the cold areas, due to its storage capacity.
Night butterflies are insects closely related to butterflies. Both belong to the order Lepidoptera. The differences between butterflies and night butterflies/moths is more than just taxonomy. Scientists have identified some 200,000 species of moths worldwide and suspect there may be as many as five times that amount.
The names wood wasp and horntail describe several kinds of wood-boring insects in the order Hymenoptera, family Siricidae. Of greatest concern are the large, non-stinging wasps that normally are attracted to and complete their life cycles in newly dead or dying conifer trees.
The nutria, Myocastor coypus, is a large semi-aquatic rodent. The generic name is derived from two Greek words (mys, for mouse, and kastor, for beaver) that translate as mouse beaver. The specific name coypus is the Latinized form of coypu, a name in the language of the Araucanian Indians of south-central Chile and adjacent parts of Argentina for an aquatic mammal that was possibly this species.
The nutria (Myocastor coypus) is a large, dark-colored, semiaquatic rodent that is native to southern South America. It can be easily mistaken with beaver (Castor canadensis) or a muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus), especially when it is swimming.
If you suspect that your home and its surroundings might be infested by the night butterfly and its caterpillars, you just need to take a close look at your plants. If you notice that your plants have irregular chew bites, then you might be infested.