Contents tagged with lettuce

11 September 2019

Kirsty Wright gives an update on the SCEPTREplus project investigating the efficacy of products to control root rot in lettuce in deep water hydroponic systems

1 October 2018

AHDB student Luca Scimeca develops a new robot able to handle a very delicate manual task.

19 September 2018

This new AHDB manual takes a closer look at aphids and caterpillars whilst also trying to tackle minor pests such as thrips, wireworms and leatherjackets. Finally the chemical control options are assessed alongside a whole crop IPM strategy.

19 September 2018

Outdoor salads - lettuce and celery crop walkers' guide is aimed at assisting growers, agronomists and their staff in the vital task of monitoring crops. It is designed for use in the field to help with accurate identification of pests, diseases, nutrient deficiencies and disorders within a crop.

4 September 2018

New outbreaks of lettuce Fusarium wilt have been confirmed at sites in Lancashire and Ireland, with a further case identified in Cambridgeshire this summer.

23 May 2018

The Field Vegetable Review magazine provides the latest progress and research by AHDB in the work towards helping the vegetable sector tackle key crop protection issues.