Contents tagged with biofumigation

17 February 2022

Resources for the control and management of PCN in potato crops

26 January 2022

Research report on field trials to assess the effectiveness of biofumigation for PCN management

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.