Contents tagged with disease

29 May 2019

Industry needs to adopt a fully integrated approach to managing pests, weeds and diseases, to support sustainable farming in the long-term, according to AHDB.

12 April 2019

Rhizoctonia solani is an aggressive, ubiquitous soil-borne pathogen of crops worldwide.

23 April 2019

SCEPTREplus trials to control grey mould, smoulder and weeds in narcissus

29 March 2019

These alerts can help guide the application of protectant fungicides to oilseed rape.

12 February 2019

Lloyd & Daphne Holterman of Rosy Lane Holsteins share the essentials for a successful dairy business

3 June 2019

Sclerotinia in oilseed rape is caused by a fungal pathogen. Discover the main factors that influence disease risk and the management options.

4 December 2018

Black dot is one of the most important blemish diseases for the potato packing industry and can cause a significant decrease in produce quality through downgrading and consequent economic loss. This guide is aimed at helping growers and store managers manage the risk of damages from this disease.

12 November 2018

Potato Disease Tool will help you identify the disease effecting your potatoes

6 November 2018

Watery Wound Rot or Leak is a vigorous rot of lifted tubers caused by the fungus Pythium ultimum. It is widespread and common but only occasionally serious in a crop.

6 November 2018

Tubers, stolons and occasionally leaf stalks affected, but not roots. Tubers may bear cauliflower-like tumours at the eyes or whole tuber may become shapeless warted mass.

6 November 2018

Violet Root Rot (Helicobasidium purpureum) is a disease of some vegetable crops including potatoes.

21 January 2019

Verticillium wilt is a fungal disease of the vascular tissue of potato and most commercial cultivars are susceptible.