Contents tagged with water

16 August 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

22 July 2021

The Farming Rules for Water (FRfW) were introduced in April 2018 to fulfil obligations on diffuse pollution under the Water Framework Directive, particularly in regard to reducing phosphorus (P) losses to water from agriculture.

25 November 2021

This factsheet describes the chemical and physical properties of irrigation water of relevance to ornamental plant production, including bedding plants, pot plants and hardy ornamentals. Water hardness, conductivity levels and a range of potential impurities and their effects are outlined and appropriate corrective measures summarised.

15 July 2020

Late-season water management, as the crop begins to senesce, is the essential final phase in an efficient irrigation regime.

23 March 2022

Find out what resources available on potato irrigation, including latest research project results.

24 March 2021

HDC: Development of a water strategy for horticulture

3 August 2021

A review of the provision of UK horticultural R&D

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