Contents tagged with biofumigants

21 February 2022

Summarises the plants that are used for PCN management and includes information on their maceration and incorporation

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.