News Articles Tagged with 'crop health'


Fera regularly share news and insight around a range of subjects across the agri-food chain.

    Pyrethroid resistance in willow-carrot aphid
    A sample of willow-carrot aphids collected from Cow Parsley in North Yorkshire by Larissa Collins in May 2014 have been found to be resistant to lambda-cyhalothrin by Steve Foster (Rothamsted Research), while screening aphid samples for an AHDB funded project. Read more
    Guy Thallon bolsters Business Development team at Fera Science
    Guy Thallon joins Fera Science Limited as Strategic Business Development Manager in the Crop Health division. Read more
    Saving Europe’s fruit crops from invasive pests and disease
    Globalisation of trade and climate change has facilitated the spread and establishment of non-native species across Europe, posing major challenges to plant health. The EU-funded Dropsa project is working with 26 partners in Europe, Asia, New Zealand and North America to find safe and sustainable ways to protect Europe’s fruit industry from pests and diseases. Read more
    Consider Nematode Testing in Rotational Decisions
    A seven-fold increase in soil samples testing positive for root-knot nematodes in cereals indicates that the pest may be more prevalent in the crop than previously thought, according to a leading expert at Fera. Read more