Contents tagged with bedding plants

25 March 2022

Index of the levy-funded research projects and information on bedding plants.

30 June 2021

A combination of cultural and fungicide control measures will provide the best strategy for managing rusts on bedding and pot plants.

30 June 2021

Find out how to identify rust symptoms on infected bedding and pot plants and prevent the introduction and spread of rust diseases.

30 June 2021

Follow the guidance on these pages to achieve effective control of rust diseases in protected ornamental crops.

23 May 2022

This factsheet covers the identification, biology and control of whitefly, both native and quarantine species, that are important pests of protected ornamental crops in the UK.

17 February 2022

This factsheet offers further advice on the management of the metalaxyl-M resistant downy mildew strain.

23 May 2022

This factsheet provides guidance on disease recognition and the basic biology of each pathogen to assist in the selection of the most appropriate cultural and chemical control strategies.

9 June 2022

This factsheet reports on studies conducted at the Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences in Aarslev where a novel buffering material has been developed that allows for the the growth regulation of protected ornamentals by reduced phosphorus nutrition.

15 August 2022

Read about the management of caterpillar pests on bedding and pot plants

23 May 2022

Grey mould (Botrytis cinerea) remains one of the most damaging diseases of container-grown ornamentals grown in unheated greenhouses. This factsheet provides details of the disease and guidelines for achieving effective control.

1 June 2022

This factsheet provides updated information about the disease, its quarantine status, pathogen biology, disease symptoms and management and control.

28 August 2020

Protected ornamental plants are susceptible to a number of mite species which produce a range of different damage symptoms. This factsheet covers the biology, recognition and control of these mite pests.