Contents tagged with asparagus

30 June 2022

Index of the levy-funded research projects on asparagus. Includes information on pests and diseases, nutrient management and other topics.

17 May 2021

Promising products to control weeds in asparagus crops

24 March 2021

How to prevente and control phytophthora rot in asparagus

12 October 2021

This factsheet summarises findings research on the distribution of viruses in UK asparagus crops and provides management strategies for their control.

21 June 2022

Stemphylium purple spot affects asparagus spears and fern. When severe this can result in premature fern defoliation followed by reduced yields in subsequent seasons. This factsheet summarises available information on disease biology and management strategies.

11 March 2022

Read about asparagus nutrient management

8 April 2022

How to sample your asparagus crops to better understand your soil

28 May 2019

Integrated pest management strategy for asparagus beetle

13 October 2021

This factsheet explores asparagus root growth patterns.

18 November 2021

The AHDB Horticulture Crop Walkers’ Guide for Asparagus has been designed specifically as an aid to crop monitoring. It illustrates and describes the important pests, diseases, nutritional and physiological disorders which may be encountered during the crop production process. 

8 June 2022

Asparagus growers, worked with Cranfield University to install grassed waterways to reduce runoff from fields. This enabled land that was not formally capable of supporting asparagus to be used. Grassed waterways do not prevent soil erosion across the whole field area they maintain the soil in the field.