Horticulture

17 June 2021

Read about the experiences of a ToBRFV outbreak from 3 UK growers, the lessons learned and improved biosecurity measures implemented as a result.

16 June 2021

A combination of cultural and fungicide control measures will provide the best strategy for managing powdery mildews on poinsettia crops.

16 June 2021

Learn more about the pathogens responsible for the various powdery mildews of poinsettia, disease symptoms and optimal conditions for infection to occur.

16 June 2021

Follow the advice in these pages to achieve effective control of powdery mildew diseases on poinsettia crops.

15 June 2021

ealthy soils are essential for sustainable horticultural and agricultural crop production. In intensive cropping systems, soilborne diseases are a limiting factor to increased food production. Improved soil management and sound crop rotations will help ameliorate soil health.

17 June 2021

Reports of student’s placements with commercial growers are available. These range from student reflections on personal career development to specific projects such as marketing plans, routes to improve communication with equipment suppliers for swifter problem solving and in-depth investigations of soil microbiota as part of a nitrogen injection trial.

15 June 2021

The tomato leafminer Liriomyza bryoniae (Kaltenbach) (Diptera: Agromyzidae) is an economically important pest of greenhouse tomato crops in the UK, which at high infestations can reduce the value of the crop by up to 20%

16 June 2021

Chemical control options for aphids in strawberry

17 June 2021

There are a number of biological control options open to commercial strawberry growers, including predators and parasitoids. Find out more about how to use these in this section.

15 June 2021

The INNO-VEG project is developing innovative methods for carrying out research into field vegetable and potato crops.

17 June 2021

Learn more about the cultural and natural control options available when managing aphids in strawberry.

16 June 2021

From controlling aphids using natural methods to chemical control, our information can help you to use an integrated pest management (IPM) approach.

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