Contents tagged with carrot

10 May 2021

Find out about the life cycle of the carrot fly and the damage this pest insect can cause.

25 May 2022

Cavity spot of carrot, caused by slow-growing Pythium species, is an economically important disease problem in UK carrot crops. In a severe cavity spot season, 15–20% or more of crops can be rejected by pack-houses. This factsheet details symptoms, biology and potential control measures with action points for growers to control cavity spot.

23 January 2020

SCEPTREplus: Following the withdrawal of herbicide linuron, growers attended an AHDB field trial to find alternative means to protect carrot crops against invasive weeds.

8 June 2021

Learn which pest insects affect carrots and Apiaceous crops and find out how to manage them.