Articles by Daniel Leybourne
Developing an Integrated Pest Management strategy for Wheat Bulb fly
Currently, in the UK, only one seed treatment is available for Chemical control of WBF, and this collaborative AHDB Cereals and oilseeds project aims to minimise the risk of yield loss by developing an integrated pest management strategy.
Potato Cyst Nematode: Controlling the potato pest threat
Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) is the primary pest of potato within the UK and infestation can result in tuber yield losses which exceed 80%. Overall, the pest is estimated to cost the UK potato industry about £50 million annually.