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Horticulture Weekly
Pest & Disease Tracker 20th August 2019
 

HW's Pest & Disease Tracker delivers the latest pest and disease alerts, outbreaks and interceptions, plus key plant health news, research and management information. For access to articles you will need to subscribe to Horticulture Week.

 
Latest news
 
Government withdraws metaldehyde slug killer ban after "concerns raised about decision-making process" Government withdraws metaldehyde slug killer ban after "concerns raised about decision-making process"
 
 
Defra answers questions on UK oak processionary moth explosion Defra answers questions on UK oak processionary moth explosion
 
 
Bayer Roundup glyphosate cases increase by 5,000 Bayer Roundup glyphosate cases increase by 5,000
More pest and disease news
 
Latest Pest & Disease Alerts
 
Alert: white tip on leek crops Alert: white tip on leek crops
 
 
Alert: aphid on broad bean crops Alert: aphid on broad bean crops
 
 
Alert - aphids on sweetcorn crops Alert - aphids on sweetcorn crops
 
 
Brassica alert: High risk for ringspot, white blister and thrips Brassica alert: High risk for ringspot, white blister and thrips
More pest and disease alerts
 
EAMU EXPIRY ALERT
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: September to October 2019 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of September and October 2019. EAMU Expiry Alert: September to October 2019
 
APHA outbreak and interception updates
 
Interception: Oak processionary moth on Common oak
 
 
Interception: Liriomyza Spp. on Dendranthema
 
 
Interception: Bemisia tabaci on Hibiscus
 
Latest Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use
 
EAMU update: Dipel DF for berry crops
 
 
EAMU update: Dipel DF for seed crops
 
 
EAMU update: Sencorex Flow on rhubarb crops
 
 
EAMU update: Dipel DF for brassica crops
 
 
EAMU update: Dipel DF for sweetcorn
 
 
EAMU update: Dipel DF for carrots, parsnips, horseradish and other root crops
 
Nursery checklist
 
15 August - Nutrients and mildew Movento - MAPP 14446 lost its ornamentals EAMUs at the end of August. The new MAPP 18435 has no on- or off-label approval for ornamentals at this time. 15 August - Nutrients and mildew
 
Pest & Disease Factsheets
 
Phytophthora ramorum: how land managers and ornamentals growers can manage the threat of 'sudden oak death'
Phytophthora ramorum: how land managers and ornamentals growers can manage the threat of 'sudden oak death'
This fungal disease has caused extensive tree loss in California, affecting mainly tanbark oak and some Quercus species, giving rise to the name sudden oak death.
 
 
Giant Polypore: how foresters and arborists can treat and manage giant polypore on forest and woodland trees
Giant Polypore: how foresters and arborists can treat and manage giant polypore on forest and woodland trees
Arborists and foresters are faced with a wide range of wood decay fungi, which can infect living trees.
Find more P&D Factsheets
 
Analysis
 
How is the Government tackling biosecurity?
How is the Government tackling biosecurity?
 
Research Update
 
Science into Practice - Downy mildew and cut flowers
 
 
Science into Practice - Two-spotted spider mite on raspberry
 
 

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