Contents tagged with Nematodes

6 January 2021

Applications have been submitted for limited use on potatoes, carrots, parsnips, onions, garlic and shallots

7 December 2020

Agronomy Week will showcase the latest research and provide agronomists with practical management strategies to use across the rotation.

27 August 2020

Poster summarising results of pesticide screening trials

25 February 2021

An IPM approach is required to deal with this persistent pest

24 July 2019

‘Biofumigation’ describes the suppression of soilborne pests, pathogens and weeds by toxic gases emitted from organic material. In the UK, biofumigation typically involves growing brassica green manure crops. The most common species are Indian mustard (Brassica juncea), rocket (Eruca sativa) and oil radish (Raphanus sativus). The usual growing period is 8–14 weeks within a mid-July to early November window.

19 September 2018

This Sweetcorn Crop Walkers’ Guide aims to assist growers, agronomists and their staff in the vital task of monitoring crops. It is designed for use in the field, to help with the accurate identification of pests, their predators, diseases, nutritional deficiencies and physiological disorders within a crop.

12 February 2021

The encyclopaedia provides information on the identification, risk factors, life cycle, monitoring, control thresholds, non-chemical control and insecticide resistance (where known) of major and minor pests commonly associated with cropping systems.

23 May 2018

Free-living nematodes (FLN) are microscopic soil-borne organisms that can cause significant crop damage by feeding on plant roots, leading to reduced yields and quality. This factsheet offers recommendations to growers on how to manage FLN. 

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