Contents tagged with strawberry

27 September 2021

This factsheet offers guidance on the recognition, management and control of strawberry blossom weevil

3 September 2020

This factsheet has been produced to provide growers with a basic understanding of the nutritional requirements of strawberries grown in soilless substrates (predominantly peat and coir).

23 September 2021

This factsheet offers guidance on strawberry crown rot including both cultural and chemical control measures.

23 September 2021

This factsheet informs strawberry growers of the damage caused by Verticillium wilt, how to test for its presence and how to control it.

28 April 2022

In this review, we collated all available data on E. pyrifoliae to better understand its ecology, control measures and potential risks to UK horticulture.

28 April 2022

This review covers the problem of western flower thrips feeding, breeding and damaging the flowers and fruits on strawberry crops, particularly ever-bearers.

20 July 2021

Find out how to recognise and detect aphid attacks at an early stage and decide whether action is needed.

27 May 2022

This poster provides an easy reference guide to indicate the life-cycle stage of the most common pests of strawberry crops throughout the year. The calendar also indicates when to expect low or high population pressures.

23 May 2022

This factsheet describes the symptoms and life cycle of strawberry powdery mildew and how it becomes established and spreads through crops grown under protection. It also provides guidance on management strategies to minimise the risk of damaging epidemics developing. 

28 April 2022

Vine weevil remains a major pest of soft fruit crops. This factsheet gives practical information on the biology and control of vine weevil in soft fruit crops, drawing on results from research funded by AHDB Horticulture and others.