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Horticulture Weekly
Grower Bulletin 24th April 2019
 
 
Industry Analysis
 
What can be learned from New York's urban farming scene?
What can be learned from New York's urban farming scene?
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LibDem leader praises tomato glasshouse, warns of no-deal Brexit danger On a visit to glasshouse salad grower Glinwell's Hertfordshire headquarters this week, Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable warned of the danger such businesses face if the current Brexit extension fails to yield a trading arrangement with the EU. LibDem leader praises tomato glasshouse, warns of no-deal Brexit danger
 
 
Research aims to generate hard evidence for health value of fresh produce A new Dutch pan-industry research programme will attempt to nail down the nutritional value of fruit and vegetables and their effects on the body, so allowing producers to make stronger health claims for their crops. Research aims to generate hard evidence for health value of fresh produce
 
 
Fargro launches aphids and whitefly insecticide Fargro has launched Sequoia, an insecticide for the control of aphids and whitefly on a range of crops. Fargro launches aphids and whitefly insecticide
 
 
Let your MP know of labour issue and need to extend SAWS pilot, NFU says The NFU is urging growers to seek their MPs' support for an Early Day Motion in Parliament tabled by former farming minister George Eustice, calling for horticulture's "urgent" labour shortage to be addressed. Let your MP know of labour issue and need to extend SAWS pilot, NFU says
 
 
Mycorrhizae "boost strawberry growth and compound production", say researchers Applying arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) can boost not only plant growth but also production of compounds linked to a wide variety of health claims, according to Brazilian researchers. Mycorrhizae "boost strawberry growth and compound production", say researchers
 
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Plant Health
 
EAMU update: Cleancrop Covert for fennel
 
 
EAMU update: Cleancrop Covert for brassica crops
 
 
EAMU update: Gamit 36 CS for swede
 
 
EAMU update: Steward for various leafy salad crops
 
 
EAMU update: Coragen for protected tomato crops
 
 
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