Practical findings from AHDB trials, plus summaries of academic research and scientific trials, compiled by Dr Ken Cockshull.
Improving the control and management of European apple canker caused by Neonectria ditissima continues to be one of the principal research aims for the AHDB tree fruit sector.
FV 454: Improving quality and shelf life of Romaine and Iceberg lettuce using precision irrigation.
FV POBOF 452: Fusarium -- Investigations into the control of basal rots in crops A new molecular diagnostic test has been developed that can detect Fusarium pathogens in infected plant and soil samples for the first time.
SF 153: Selection of strains of predatory mites that can survive applications of control products for spotted-wing drosophila.