Irrigation

29 April 2019

Useful advice to help livestock farmers, deal with, or plan for, water supply disruption.

9 April 2019

Efficient irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock (HNS) crops presents specific challenges to growers not found with field-grown crops.

22 February 2019

Strawberry powdery mildew, caused by the fungus Podosphaera aphanis attacks the leaves, flowers and fruit of strawberry.

18 February 2019

In terms of nutrition, poinsettias are one of the more demanding crops. Nutrient-related symptoms can be expressed on both leaves and bracts during both the production and marketing phases. Severe symptoms expressed later on in the growing season are difficult to correct and may result in substantial crop rejection and wastage.

14 February 2019

Our 2019 protected edibles review contains the latest information on all current and previous projects. Find out the results from our SCEPTREplus programme and many more research projects.

15 October 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Grower magazine for October/November 2018

19 September 2018

This factsheet introduces the application of current technology for irrigation scheduling in container-grown hardy nursery stock (HNS) that has largely been developed as part of AHDB Horticulture-funded project HNS 97, as well as describing other methods and equipment also available

19 September 2018

This factsheet provides practical recommendations for the efficient irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock in order to optimise water use and maintain plant quality in peat-based, peat-reduced and peat-free growing media and to minimise the risk of potential nutrient leaching from crops.

19 September 2018

This factsheet describes how water application rates and uniformity can be measured and improved for overhead irrigation systems for container-grown crops.

31 January 2020

The Fertigation Bible gives details about existing and innovative technology to make water use more sustainable in horticulture, as well as guidance on subjects such as storage and nutrient addition

10 August 2018

Our latest advice on common scab control, information on varietal resistance to the disease. The timing of first irrigation based on varieties and soil type. Improve marketable yield, Maximise quality and reduce defects, Increase water use efficiency, Reduce nutrient, soil and water loss

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