New tomato pests and diseases tackled in technical seminar

The Horticultural Development Company (HDC) and the British Tomato Growers Association (BTGA) are holding a technical seminar exploring pests and diseases.

In response to the development of pests and diseases affecting tomato crops in the UK for the first time, the HDC and the BTGA are holding a technical seminar on 14 January at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire. 

Government scientists, plant health inspectors from the Food and Environment Research Agency and industry consultants will be attending to advise on prevention and control.

Topics will include viruses and viroids, bacterial canker, tobacco whitefly and the South American tomato moth.

Full details and a booking form are available from tga@britishtomatoes.co.uk

 

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