Contents tagged with virus

22 February 2021

Find out about UK and international outbreaks, and what to do in the event of an outbreak.

3 July 2020

Provisional estimates from AHDB show the planted area in Great Britain at 119Kha, which, if correct, shows only a 1% drop on last year.

26 March 2020

When do aphids fly? How do they spread virus? Find out here

6 May 2021

What we know about potato virus and how to monitor and manage aphids

4 February 2021

What can you do to minimise aphid damage to your crop?

7 August 2020

Find out the key recommendations for managing ToBRFV from Europe and Israel.

17 June 2021

Find out how long tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) survives on different surfaces, and which disinfectants are most likely to reduce the risk of infection and control the spread of the virus.

23 August 2021

Find out about the symptoms, spread and outbreaks of this damaging virus.

24 October 2019

Combined quality and yield losses make PVY the most damaging of the potato viruses. PVY has considerable biological, serological and molecular variability making specific detection difficult.

7 November 2018

The 'Don’t bring it home!' poster is aimed at workers in the pig industry and those involved with moving pigs. It warns that diseases such as African Swine Fever (ASF) can be carried in pigmeat, which is harmful if fed to pigs

26 September 2018

African Swine Fever affects pigs and has a devastating impact on productivity and the ability of a country to sell pork. Biosecurity is the first line of defence against disease. Biosecurity applies on the farm and when travelling, particularly to and from areas where ASF has been confirmed