Contents tagged with brassicas

10 June 2021

Dr Jim Gibbs - fodder beet grazing specialist from New Zealand and Marc Jones – Independent grazing and forage consultant, discuss how to transition sheep over to fodder beet.

11 May 2021

Read about IPM strategy for protecting brassica crops, including the benefits of maintaining natural enemies of pest insects.

13 July 2021

Learn about the life cycle of the cabbage whitefly, an increasingly important pest of kale and Brussels sprout crops.

11 May 2021

Brassicas can be infested by several species of aphid. Find out about the most important ones, what damage they cause and what you can do to limit their activity.

11 May 2021

Caterpillars can cause damage to brassicas by feeding and can also be contaminants ‒ find out more.

11 May 2021

Find out which types of beetle infest brassica crops, what damage they can cause and how you can limit infestation.

11 May 2021

Find out about the activity of the cabbage root fly, how to monitor populations and how to treat infestations without chemicals.

17 March 2021

An understanding of the pathogen’s life cycle will assist with disease prevention, early detection and control.

17 March 2021

It is important to investigate the causes of poor establishment or growth

17 March 2021

To manage clubroot, extend the rotation, limit movement of infected materials, manage weeds, improve soil drainage and maintain soil above pH 7

20 May 2021

Find out how your choice of crops and varieties influences clubroot risk

17 November 2020

Find information on the pest’s biology and how to detect and control swede midge

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