Industry Representative: Harriet Duncalfe, David Long, Laurie Adams, Marian Regan, Richard Harnden, Samuel Rowe
Aims: A five-year research project is proposed to develop and to implement strategies to manage key strawberry diseases: Phytophthora (crown rot and red-core), powdery mildew, fruit rot complex, and wilt. The central aim of this project is to optimise and integrate non-fungicide alternatives with conventional fungicides.
(1) To quantify the extent of asymptomatic Phytophthora infections in relation to nursery sources and cultivars
Benefits to Industry: