HDC have funded this project with the aim to extend the storage life, marketing season and quality of Braeburn and selected new varieties.
The main aim of the project is to acquire, evaluate and develop in UK growing conditions new apple and pear rootstocks produced by breeding programmes both at EMR and abroad.
The aim of this work is to determine better practical methods for timing sprays of insecticides for control of codling moth on apple and pear in the UK so reducing overwintering populations and ac
The overall project aims are to understand the extent of cross-insensitivity of scab isolates to dithianon and DMI fungicides and to establish plots for monitoring scab race structure.
The projects aims are: Identification and importance of Fusarium rots in apples, particularly Bramley.
This project aims to determine the effectiveness and cost benefit of a range of thinning strategies for Gala apple.