The Grower - Apr/May '19

Reducing sprays for strawberry powdery mildew, encouraging pollinators and sustainable control for pear sucker

In this issue, find out about: 

  • Reducing the number of sprays in strawberry powdery mildew control programmes
  • Attracting pollinators for improved courgette yields
  • Removing our reliance on sprays for the control of pear sucker
  • Latest onion variety trial results
  • What are basic substance approvals?
  • The ups and downs of vertical farming
  • Developing a robotic strawberry harvester