A robust IPM programme for organic tomatoes

Read this factsheet to find out how to develop and implement a robust integrated pest management (IPM) programme for the six most important pests of commercial organic tomato crops in the UK:

  • Macrolophus caliginosus
  • Mealybugs
  • Woodlice
  • Leafminers
  • Spider mites
  • Glasshouse whiteflies

The findings in this factsheet also benefit conventional growers, particularly those moving towards production without synthetic pesticides.

This information was last updated in 2010.

Useful links

Read the report: Organic tomato - Development and implementation of a robust IPM programme

Read the research reports from the project: Organic tomato - Phase 2 of contingency plans for the control of Tuta absoluta and Nesidiocoris tenuis