Tagged with 'crop health'

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Saving Europe’s fruit crops from invasive pests and disease

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.

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Consider Nematode Testing in Rotational Decisions

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.

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