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Commonly known as ‘Myco’, the fungus Mycosphaerella melonis causes black stem rot, or gummy stem blight, on cucumbers and other cucurbits.

In the past outbreaks of the disease have caused economic damage, but...

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The area of second cereals is predicted to increase this autumn and growers are reminded of the need to manage soil-borne disease take-all in these crops to avoid significant yield loss.

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A new campaign has been launched to help the seed potato supply chain improve the health and quality of its tubers.

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The UK climate provides a perfect environment for slugs to thrive and most arable farmers have an annual battle with the pest. Certis arable product manager Neil Beadle offers some useful advice on how to win...

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The common perception is that when growing winter barley, growers don’t need to use any control measures for soil-borne disease take-all.

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With chemical tools for managing slugs in arable crops being lost, there is more emphasis on cultural controls for reducing risk. We speak to a Yorkshire farmer who is combining good crop husbandry and...

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We are pleased to announce that CRD have lifted the animal feed restriction on new label maleic hydrazide, with immediate effect.


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This year’s early spring will increase the length of time that aphids pose a risk to key crops, such as carrots, where an extended period of activity by willow-carrot aphid (Cavariella aegopodii) and other...

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