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Horticulture Weekly
Ornamentals News 18th November 2017
 

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Analysis
 
What can growers do now to prepare for potential water shortages ahead? Growers need to prepare for potential water restrictions if rainfall fails to reach 10-15% more than normal in some areas this winter. What can growers do now to prepare for potential water shortages ahead?
 
 
What will crop-protection regulation in the UK look like after Brexit? Industry figures are hoping for a more "risk-based" approach to pesticide regulation following a recent address by farming minister George Eustice who also called for more use of natural predators and biocides to supplement chemical based products. What will crop-protection regulation in the UK look like after Brexit?
 
 
How do Irish growers feel about export opportunities? Current concerns include the border with Northern Ireland, tariffs, increased transport costs and customs delays. How do Irish growers feel about export opportunities?
 
Latest News
 
Water restriction concerns aired as projections show below normal river flows in some areas by March Water restriction concerns aired as projections show below normal river flows in some areas by March
 
 
APHA and Action Oak Partnership set to team up for RHS Chelsea Flower Show APHA and Action Oak Partnership set to team up for RHS Chelsea Flower Show
 
 
Republic of Ireland unlocks more capital funding for "dynamic" horticulture sector Republic of Ireland unlocks more capital funding for "dynamic" horticulture sector
 
 
Horticultural worker crisis "perfect storm" solutions aired Horticultural worker crisis "perfect storm" solutions aired
 
 
Crucial glyphosate decision delayed yet again Crucial glyphosate decision delayed yet again
 
 
New berberis tipped by Seiont Nurseries New berberis tipped by Seiont Nurseries
 
 
Fleurie Nursery joins Tristram Plants Fleurie Nursery joins Tristram Plants
 
 
Defra secretary of state backs further restrictions on neonicotinoids Defra secretary of state backs further restrictions on neonicotinoids
 
 
LEDs lead to 93% bedding growing energy savings LEDs lead to 93% bedding growing energy savings
 
 
Zyon UK issues results Zyon UK issues results
 
 
Brexit and Xylella no barrier for Romiti Vivai Brexit and Xylella no barrier for Romiti Vivai
 
 
Koppert named Holland's top horticultural company for its vision, innovation and sustainability Koppert named Holland's top horticultural company for its vision, innovation and sustainability
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Plant Health
 
9 November: Thrips, winter and waste Thrips: Consider applying Amblyseius cucumeris through the winter in frost-free structures to keep pest levels down. 9 November: Thrips, winter and waste
 
 
EAMU update: Devrinol for forestry
 
 
EAMU update: Clinic UP for ornamental plant production
 
 
Interception: leaf miners on chrysanthemum Read on for the latest pest and disease interception.
 
 
Interception: Bemisia tabaci on Oleander Read on for the latest pest and disease interception.
More plant health
 
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Trade body sets international agenda for invasive weed control event

Leading experts from across Europe will be sharing best practice at the annual International Invasive Weed Conference, organised by the Property Care Association. The event ‘Management, Understanding and a Look to the Future’ takes place at the Møller Centre, University of Cambridge, on 23 November.
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