Pests

23 May 2018

Download the all new look The Grower magazine. Features in this issue include how growers can attract beneficial hoverflies and could biopesticides be the answer to successfully managing pests, diseases and weeds? 

23 May 2018

The Soft Fruit Review magazine provides the latest progress and research by AHDB in the work towards helping the fruit sector tackle key crop protection issues.

23 May 2018

Download the Grower magazine for Dec/Jan 2018. In this issue we ask you to think about Preparing for a Leaner Future through adopting Lean principles to help your business survive the rocky road ahead?  

23 May 2018

The Feb/March issue of The Grower is packed with the latest news, industry updates and useful information for growers across the UK. In this issue explore how disruptive mating systems could help combat moth pests, catch up with the tomorrow's scientists and take a insiders sneak peak at soil mapping.

23 May 2018

Carrot and related Apiaceous crops such as parsnip, celeriac and celery may be infested by a relatively small number of damaging pest insect species that can reduce both quality and yield. This factsheet focuses on the pest insects infesting carrot.

23 May 2018

Vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) remains the number one pest of container-grown hardy nursery stock. This factsheet provides information on the biology and damage caused by vine weevil adults and larvae and explains the various strategies that can be adopted to control the pest.

23 May 2018

This factsheet outlines the threat posed by the spotted wing drosophila to the soft and stone fruit industries in the UK and offers guidance to growers on how best to monitor, manage and control it.

23 May 2018

Free-living nematodes (FLN) are microscopic soil-borne organisms that can cause significant crop damage by feeding on plant roots, leading to reduced yields and quality. This factsheet offers recommendations to growers on how to manage FLN. 

23 May 2018

Simple wall chart identification guide of common pests in Brassica crops including emerging and minor pests.

10 August 2018

Leaf and bud nematodes, Aphelenchoides species, are common, persistent and damaging pests of a range of economically important hardy nursery stock (HNS) crops. This factsheet provides guidelines on symptom recognition, and information on the biology and management of leaf and bud nematodes in HNS.

23 May 2018

More non-target species appear on plum fruit moth traps than for most other moth traps. The most common contaminant species is Grapholita tenebrosana (G.t.). Although it is harmless, it looks very similar to PFM and is frequently wrongly recorded.

23 May 2018

The Ornamentals Review summarises the research AHDB are funding on behalf of growers of ornamental crops. Features include: Pest, weed and disease control. Growing media and soils. Crop management: Nutrition, lighting, robotics, energy efficiency and production techniques

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