Horticultural Techniques In Depth
These substances can improve the performance of your pesticides or spray mixtures.
Green-manure crops -- also known as cover crops -- play an important part in field-crop production in both agriculture and horticulture.
Most of the water in the South and South East contains appreciable amounts of calcium, giving it its characteristic "hardness". These calcium levels can result in several problems, all of which can be alleviated by acidifying the water. Although pH...
Three Dutch research projects are examining how growers can minimise water use and employ LEDs for root cuttings, Gavin McEwan reports.
European researchers are finding innovative ways to cut energy use in glasshouses, Gavin McEwan reports.
Checking for problems below ground level at an early stage can pay dividends for growers, Peter Groeneveld advises.
Horticulture has lost many of its conventional synthetic pesticides previously widely used for pest and disease control. The reasons for this -- such as public demands for much reduced residues in food and the environment or the limited return on res...
East Malling Research scientists Chris Atkinson, Neil Hipps and Mike Davies report on an experiment to restrict roots to regulate tree sizes with the help of geotextile membranes.
Is it possible to suppress weeds successfully without the use of herbicides? A look at alternative methods used across Europe
New thinking on pest and disease control puts plant feeding first.
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