Disease and Defects

18 July 2019

Signet’s National Terminal Sire Breeding Evaluation is a multi-breed analysis that identifies the most profitable sheep for commercial lamb production.

10 May 2019

Catch-up on Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus webinar and FAQs

21 May 2019

We invest in a broad range of research activities. This review covers the investment made by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds and AHDB Potatoes.

26 March 2019

UK growers now have access to three new products, to target and control ‘Grey Mould and Powdery Mildew’ in ornamentals, and stop aphid attack on peppers and chilli.

8 August 2019

Potatoes in Practice is the largest field-based potato event in the UK. The event brings together variety demonstrations, research and trade exhibits in one place making it an essential date in the potato industry calendar.

14 February 2019

Exploring downy mildew in protected cut flower crops.

16 November 2018

The number of vaccines used on dairy and beef cattle is on the rise, according to a report published by AHDB.

8 November 2018

Dr Stuart Wale covers the breadth of factors contributing to the development of storage rot, including looking outside the store and back to seasonal considerations far in advance of harvest

8 November 2018

Dr Glyn Harper, Dr Alison Blackwell and Tom Neat present the problem of potato storage rots and discusses novel options for biological and physical control, the potential for Bacteriophage to control soft rot development, and the use of pulsed UV as a physical surface disinfection system.

7 November 2018

This project demonstrates that the real-time assay had potential to enable the early prediction of skin spot levels during storage. The work presented in this report confirms that there was a good relationship between levels of P. pustulans DNA in peel at harvest and skin spot development in tubers following a 20-week storage duration