Horticulture

4 August 2021

A literature review of novel strategies to manage viruses in UK crops

3 August 2021

Establishing biofumigation as a sustainable replacement for pesticides

28 July 2021

Bud break consistency products in blackcurrant

27 July 2021

Also called roundworms or eelworms, discover which nematodes harm crops and which support a healthy soil ecosystem.

26 July 2021

These insects are an important indicator of ecosystem health, so it is essential to know which ones are present in your crops.

29 July 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

27 July 2021

Preventing problems getting onto the nursery is more effective than dealing with any outbreak at a later date.

27 July 2021

Clean-up and disinfection procedures form the starting point for season-long pathogen, pest and weed control programmes.

29 July 2021

The severity of infection/infestation, frequency of occurrence and persistence all play key roles in determining the relative importance of any pathogen, pest or weed problem.

27 July 2021

Positive identification, and an understanding of the biology of the target pathogen, pest or weed is particularly important to build up an understanding of problems on your nursery.

26 July 2021

Read our information and resources on skills, training and more

26 July 2021

Flies (Diptera) are the most numerous insects found on farmland.

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