Contents tagged with PCN

17 February 2022

Trials of trap crops for the control of PCN in potato crops

23 March 2022

Index of levy-funded research projects & reports on the control of nematode pests in potatoes

17 February 2022

Resources for the control and management of PCN in potato crops

18 August 2021

The project is evaluating the use of pallet boxes (120 cm x 100 cm, internal depth 72 cm lined with Mypex) to assess varietal tolerance to Globodera pallida.

31 January 2022

Research report (2009) on trials to evaluate drip irrigation as a delivery system for nematicides and the control of nematode pests in potatoes

16 September 2021

Impact of the loss of pesticides due to regulatory changes (2009)

4 February 2022

Of all pests and diseases of potatoes in Great Britain, infestation by potato cyst nematodes (PCN), or eelworms, is the most damaging. Yield losses depend on pest populations, soil type and potato variety, with a range of 1–35% in trials, with infestations at 10–20 eggs per gram of soil. The guide summarises the options for managing the pest.