Contents tagged with ornamentals

30 June 2021

A combination of cultural and fungicide control measures will provide the best strategy for managing powdery mildews on poinsettia crops.

30 June 2021

Learn more about the pathogens responsible for the various powdery mildews of poinsettia, disease symptoms and optimal conditions for infection to occur.

30 June 2021

Follow the advice in these pages to achieve effective control of powdery mildew diseases on poinsettia crops.

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.

2 March 2021

AHDB is hosting two special webinars to explore the impact of the EU Exit on the ornamentals sector.

7 April 2021

Analysis of over 1,100 ornamental horticulture businesses provides insight into the specific skills and labour challenges affecting the sector.

1 December 2020

To help characterise the current labour and skills situation in horticulture, AHDB funded two industry skills surveys.

25 November 2021

The Spray Check guide covers the legislative and practical aspects of spray application using small scale sprayers principally hand-held knapsack sprayers and powered trolley sprayers

25 November 2021

This factsheet describes the chemical and physical properties of irrigation water of relevance to ornamental plant production, including bedding plants, pot plants and hardy ornamentals. Water hardness, conductivity levels and a range of potential impurities and their effects are outlined and appropriate corrective measures summarised.

9 November 2021

Read about goods-in procedures, documentation, nursery hygiene, plant care and the bio-security measures necessary to help maintain plant quality and ensure plant health requirements are met

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