Contents tagged with narcissus

14 August 2020

Dr John Clarkson of the Warwick Crop Centre tells us about his progress research alternative solutions for basal rot in narcissus

13 October 2021

This factsheet provides a summary of the herbicide options for weed control in narcissus crops.

27 September 2021

Read about how hot-water treatment (HWT) is used to manage stem nematode and basal rot in daffodil bulbs. 

18 March 2020

The aim of this project is to examine a range of candidate biocides (chlorine dioxide, hydrogen peroxide and didecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride) and physical approaches (thermal and UV treatment) for their efficacy and ease of use against stem nematode and Fusarium basal rot.

27 September 2021

The guide covers a range of topics including trade and background biology; economics and management; pests, diseases, disorders and along with weeds their management in narcissus production.

4 October 2019

Crop protection, chlorine dioxide use in hot water treatment, biofumigation and more

4 October 2019

An update on crop protection, chlorine dioxide use in hot water treatments, biofumigation and more

23 April 2019

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

12 October 2018

Authorisations offer new weed control options

23 May 2018

Smoulder and white mould are the most common and damaging foliar diseases affecting commercial narcissus production. Leaf scorch is the main foliar disease of Tazetta narcissus, especially on the Scilly Isles. This factsheet provides information on biology of the three diseases and guidelines for their effective management.