Contents tagged with identification

13 August 2021

Learn how to combine monitoring practices, cultural control, biological control and the use of plant protection products into an effective integrated pest management programme for mite control.

10 August 2021

Learn more about the various tyrophagus mites and their impact on ornamental crops.

10 August 2021

Learn more about the tarsonemid mites of significance on ornamentals, including the broad mite, bulb scale mite and cyclamen mite.

10 August 2021

Learn more about the eriophyid mites which impact ornamentals, including their recognition and feeding symptoms on host plants.

13 August 2021

Learn more about the most common pest species of spider mite: two-spotted spider mite, bryobia mites, carmine spider mite, citrus red mite, conifer spinning mite, fruit tree red spider mite.

26 August 2021

Follow the guidance in these pages for effective management of mites in the production of hardy nursery stock, bedding plants and pot plants.

13 August 2021

Find out how to identify the main thrips species that can damage protected ornamentals.

16 August 2021

Read guidance for the development of effective management programmes for pest thrips species of protected ornamental crops.

16 August 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.

2 September 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.

27 July 2021

Recognise slug and snail damage symptoms on plants and which hardy nursery stock species are commonly affected.

27 July 2021

Find out how to identify the main troublesome slug and snail species.

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