Contents tagged with monitoring

21 February 2024

The UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS) has monitored cereal rusts and mildews in the UK for over 50 years, detecting and warning industry and growers of new races of disease emerging on resistant varieties. Targeted at breeders, crop scientists and technical agronomists, the stakeholder event reports on the latest UKCPVS results and features additional pathology papers.

30 November 2023

Find out how to set up yellow sticky and pitfall traps to monitor pests and natural enemies in field crops.

8 June 2022

Researchers have trained a tool to recognise a beetle pest of crops, even at night.

26 August 2021

The Pig Health Scheme will return this autumn with an enhanced benchmarking feature, following a coronavirus-enforced hiatus

27 July 2021

Also called roundworms or eelworms, discover which nematodes harm crops and which support a healthy soil ecosystem.

26 July 2021

These insects are an important indicator of ecosystem health, so it is essential to know which ones are present in your crops.

26 July 2021

Flies (Diptera) are the most numerous insects found on farmland.

21 July 2022

Learn how to recognise the diverse species of bugs and thrips that damage crops.

15 July 2024

Beetles (Coleoptera) are common on farmland, but only a few species are crop pests.

14 July 2021

An AHDB PhD is unleashing the aphid-tricking power of natural wheat chemicals.

19 March 2021

The UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS) continues to detect pathogen isolates associated with unique crop disease patterns.

16 July 2020

Cereal growers can learn about their fields' aphid populations, if they get involved in our research project.