Archive for the ‘Crop protection (General Issues)’ Category

Food Security Interesting list of world pests/diseases which could threaten production

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STC entomology project featured on Natural Environment Research Council website and database

Dr Luke Tilley’s work on shore flies in protected crops is featured on the NERC Planet Earth website and selected for inclusion on the Science Impacts Database.

Planet Earth article click here

Science Impacts Database click here

Defra action plan to minimise risks of imported diseases affecting trees and forests.

This sits alongside a peat strategy which will increase tree imports and therefore the risks. A funny old world is politics.

To read the action plan please click here.

Invasive species


A poster from HTA sponsored by Defra, Fera and National Trust

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Treated seed availability ,on the soil surface, to birds and other wildlife after planting arable crops