Alert: risk of downy mildew in onion and leek crops

Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert.

With the recent warm and humid weather, leek and onion growers must be vigilant in monitoring for downy mildew, which can be a high risk to spring-sown crops. Smith periods have been present in most areas of the UK during the last week.

This information was published in the ADAS Veg Notes and Rosemary Collier's AHDB Horticulture Pest Blog. For further information, go to the ADAS website.

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