Pests

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.

9 May 2024

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

3 June 2019

AHDB has issued late-spring guidance for the management of fast-moving cereal crops

21 July 2023

Safe, effective grain storage is key to assuring crop quality.

1 July 2020

See the signs of defects and impurities in stored cereal (wheat and barley). This poster shows examples of physical damage, disease, pests, screenings and weed seeds.

10 May 2024

This insect is rarely abundant enough to warrant treatment

6 November 2023

The encyclopaedia provides at-a-glance information on the pests and natural enemies associated with cropping systems.

17 September 2021

A sporadic pest, saddle gall midge can reduce cereal yields through larval feeding and weakened stems.

6 September 2023

Tips for various levels of pest pressure

4 October 2022

Orange, yellow or lemon – effective midge management starts with species identification

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