Contents tagged with hygiene

7 October 2021

Disease management can only be optimised by adopting a range of cultural and chemical control methods.

22 October 2021

Guidance for effective control of a range of diseases in the production of cyclamen.

16 August 2021

Ongoing nursery hygiene practices are important and form the basis of robust control programmes during the production season.

12 August 2021

Guidance to maintain high standards of nursery hygiene in the production of both outdoor and protected ornamental crops.

11 February 2021

Trichoderma aggressivum can ravage mushroom crops very quickly, so it’s important to learn what it is and how to act when you see the warning signs.

25 November 2021

This factsheet examines the use of chemical disinfectants in protected ornamental production to prevent the spread of plant diseases. It provides information on available products, their efficacy and important considerations affecting product choice. It also summarises legislation affecting their use and disposal.

27 August 2020

Project HNS 147 demonstrated that wet heat treatment provides the best alternative to methyl bromide for sterilising plastic pots and containers. This factsheet provides growers with a practical guide on how to achieve wet heat sterilisation.

12 August 2020

Read the FAQs we have received about ToBRFV.

12 August 2020

The following lists the ‘best practice’ hygiene and biosecurity procedures identified from the study tours in Europe and Israel.

7 August 2020

Read about standard recommended hygiene practices that should be integrated into your horticultural business.

7 August 2020

Find out the key recommendations for managing ToBRFV from Europe and Israel.

17 June 2021

Find out how long tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) survives on different surfaces, and which disinfectants are most likely to reduce the risk of infection and control the spread of the virus.