Contents tagged with bedding plants

30 June 2021

A combination of cultural and fungicide control measures will provide the best strategy for managing rusts on bedding and pot plants.

30 June 2021

Find out how to identify rust symptoms on infected bedding and pot plants and prevent the introduction and spread of rust diseases.

30 June 2021

Follow the guidance on these pages to achieve effective control of rust diseases in protected ornamental crops.

1 September 2020

This factsheet covers the identification, biology and control of whitefly, both native and quarantine species, that are important pests of protected ornamental crops in the UK.

1 September 2020

This factsheet offers specific advice on the management of the metalaxyl-M resistant downy mildew strain.

1 September 2020

This factsheet collates information from several sources to provide guidance on the biology and control of the various leaf and root diseases of pansy and viola. Information is provided on disease recognition and the basic biology of each pathogen to assist in the selection of the most appropriate cultural and chemical control strategies

9 November 2021

Learn how to identify and manage bacterial diseases in protected ornamentals and bedding

28 August 2020

Downy mildew has been reported previously from overseas on both wild and cultivated species of Impatiens. This factsheet provides updated information about the disease, its biology and control.

28 August 2020

Protected ornamental plants are susceptible to a number of mite species which produce a range of different damage symptoms. This factsheet covers the biology, recognition and control of these mite pests.

27 August 2020

This factsheet aims to help growers recognise key leaf miner species, including those that are quarantine pests, and illustrate the damage they cause to bedding and pot plants. Guidelines on cultural, biological and chemical options for leaf miner control are provided.

27 August 2020

This factsheet describes the symptoms of Pythium, Phytophthora and Rhizoctonia diseases in bedding and pot plants, the biology of the causal organisms and a management strategy for disease control.

9 December 2021

These translated practical guides from PCS, Belgium cover a wide range of topics including integrated plant management, lighting crops, cost price calculation and profitability, fertiliser use in ornamental crops etc.

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