Pest & Disease Management Factsheets
Factsheets with detailed information on how to recognise and deal with the most common plant pests and diseases.
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Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Woking, Surrey
Landscaping Contracts Manager
Tilhill Forestry Southern England – Groombridge, East Sussex
Senior Estimator Landscaping – Major Projects
Tilhill Forestry Southern England
National Trust EX31 4LP, Barnstaple
Gardener (Live Out)
Historic Private Estate - Cotswolds Tetbury, Gloucestershire
Outdoor and glasshouse crops are at risk from these pests that will feed on flowers and leaves.
Red thread is among the most important diseases of sports and amenity turf, affecting both the visual appearance and the playing quality of the sward.
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.
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.
Honey Fungus: chemical and cultural measures for the control of honey fungus in park, garden, woodland and commercial settings
Honey fungus is one of the most dreaded diseases of trees and shrubs in landscape plantings.
Roe, fallow and muntjac deer: how can growers, landscapers and grounds staff combat damage to plants and trees from deer
As development encroaches on their habitat, deer are becoming more of an issue on commercial nursery sites.
Beech Bark Disease - what measures and strategies can best protect woodland and forests against beech bark disease
Beech bark disease is most likely to attack trees with trunks that are more than 20cm in diameter, although it can also be a problem on young plantations.
How can growers prevent the infections that cause this unsightly disease on plants' foliage and stems?
What can nursery stock growers do to avoid this disease on apples and pears, among others?
How can growers identify this fungal disease and what practice and products can prevent outbreaks?
How does damping-off kill seedlings and what steps can growers take to keep it off the nursery?
What action can farmers, growers and gardeners take to avoid crop damage from molluscan pests?
What controls are available for growers to keep this devastating disease away from ash trees?
Accurate identification, hygiene and disinfectants can all help to combat this disease on the nursery.
Additional crop benefits for growers make this an increasingly popular option as a biofumiagant.
Ingredients and processes have been refined.
Eelworms can cause plant damage across a range of nursery stock, bulbs and herbaceous species.