Leafminers of cruciferous salad crops

Leafminers puncture and produce mines in leaves of cruciferous salad crops such as rocket and tatsoi. The species responsible for the damage are identified in this factsheet and information is provided on the pests' biology in Britain. It covers - 

  • The damage caused by leafminers
  • The species responsible
  • Suggestions for monitoring and control

This information was last updated in 2011.