Pests

5 December 2018

Farmers and agronomists are being encouraged to take part in a survey, as part of efforts to improve barley yellow dwarf virus management in winter cereal crops.

12 November 2018

AHDB is asking people to complete a short survey to focus its investment in integrated pest management

29 January 2024

Time your cereals insecticide sprays for aphid/BYDV control with greater accuracy

23 May 2019

Virus-spreading aphids and the risk they pose to winter cereal crops are the subjects of a new research project.

9 October 2018

It is one of the lowest-risk years for wheat bulb fly (WBF) since monitoring began, according to the final results from the AHDB autumn survey of the pest.

26 September 2018

Pyrethroid sprays applied to cereals this autumn can now be timed better, thanks to a new tool from AHDB.

19 September 2018

An annual review of the catalogue of research and knowledge exchange activity across the sector looking specifically at recent developments.

19 September 2018

This new AHDB manual takes a closer look at aphids and caterpillars whilst also trying to tackle minor pests such as thrips, wireworms and leatherjackets. Finally the chemical control options are assessed alongside a whole crop IPM strategy.

24 September 2018

People are being asked to submit live samples of cabbage stem flea beetle with suspected resistance to pyrethroid insecticides for free testing.

13 September 2018

Guidelines for the management of insecticide resistance in several key UK crops have been updated by the Insecticide Resistance Action Group (IRAG).

11 September 2018

Initial egg count results from the AHDB autumn wheat bulb fly (WBF) survey suggest it is likely to be another relatively low-risk year for the pest.

23 November 2023

This web page hosts the latest guidance from the Insecticide Resistance Action Group (IRAG). The 'Download' button provides background. Scroll down for guidance.

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