Contents tagged with ornamentals

6 October 2021

Guidance for effective control of a range of diseases in the production of cyclamen.

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.

16 August 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

16 August 2021

Preventing problems getting onto the nursery is more effective than dealing with any outbreak at a later date.

16 August 2021

Clean-up and disinfection procedures form the starting point for season-long pathogen, pest and weed control programmes.

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.

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