AHDB Pest Bulletin

AHDB Pest Bulletin


The AHDB Pest Bulletin, hosted by Syngenta, provides forecasts and up-to-date reports for most key field crop pests.


The forecasts are designed to provide growers with the opportunity for early intervention, to help infom pest control decisions to protect crops. 


Data is collected from various locations around the UK, giving local and reliable information, as well as historical data to provide year-on-year comparisons of pest numbers. 


The pests currently monitored by the Pest Bulletin include; lettuce aphids, large narcissus fly, brassica aphids, turnip moth, silver y moth, diamondback moth, bean seed fly, cabbage root fly, brassica flea beetle, brassica pollen beetle, carrot fly, black bean aphid, willow-carrot aphid and lettuce caterpillar. 


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AHDB Pest Blog


Pest expert Rosemary Collier from Warwick Crop Centre writes the AHDB Pest Blog, which growers can access for the latest observations and updates as the information comes in.  


AHDB Pest Bulletin Alerts

Growers can sign up to receive a weekly email with insight from Rosemary Collier containing all the most recent forecasts and reports to keep you ahead. To get these directly to your inbox every week, simply fill out our quick sign up form here

For information on how we use and take care of your data, please click here.



AHDB Aphid News

AHDB Aphid News provides regional information on aphid numbers at key times of the year. The information can be used to help time treatments better, reduce harm to beneficial insects and lower the risk of selection for insecticide resistance by reducing unnecessary or poorly timed sprays. To sign up to recieve the publication, visit cereals.ahdb.org.uk/signup


Syngenta Brassica Alert

Get online risk warnings for key brassica diseases in your area, sign up to the Syngenta alerts here: https://www.syngenta.co.uk/brassica-alert












While the University or Warwick, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board and Syngenta UK seek to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of production, no warranty is given in respect thereof and, to the maximum extent permitted by law, these organisations accept no liability for loss, damage or injury howsoever caused (including that caused by negligence) or suffered directly or indirectly in relation to information and opinions contained in or omitted from this document.
Because of the biological nature of the work it must be borne in mind that different circumstances and conditions could produce different results. Therefore, care must be taken with interpretation of the results, especially if they are used as the basis for commercial product recommendations.