Harvest

4 March 2022

Publications and research reports on potato production, crop protection and potato agronomy

21 September 2020

A video explaining how the Agronomists' Induction will work in 2020

13 June 2022

This factsheet provides growers of white cabbage with new information on the identification of the principal internal disorders of white cabbage, the causes of the problems, including the important link between viruses and internal disorders, and the actions needed to minimise their economic impact.

9 June 2022

Effective handling of cut flowers from harvest through to despatch is a critical part of maintaining the quality of the product grown and supplied to customers, and ultimately the end consumer. This factsheet contains information on key areas of good practice for the post-harvest handling of cut flowers.

18 February 2022

Calculate chill hours and predict bud break in blackcurrant crops

10 December 2019

Disease and pest management to be focus of major tree fruit industry event for spring 2020.

3 June 2020

An induction video for seasonal fruit workers, helping to get the best from your workforce. Also available in Polish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Ukranian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Russian.

5 September 2019

Robotics funding to transform horticulture, a computer model to improve biopesticides and a new plum demonstration centre

4 September 2019

Find out about the latest research for tree fruit crops

22 February 2019

Strawberry powdery mildew, caused by the fungus Podosphaera aphanis attacks the leaves, flowers and fruit of strawberry.

24 August 2018

Damaged crops cost the UK potato industry over £200/ha and care needs to be taken at every stage of the production system to minimise this cost. Planning ahead, routine maintenance and adapting machinery settings to the conditions are key areas to reducing the risk of damaging crops.

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