Appropriate well managed storage of perishable horticultural crops is vital to ensure optimum market penetration for UK crops. Following requests from representatives of the tree fruit sector to
The increasingly erratic UK climate means that soil moisture levels are frequently sub-optimal.
Since the 1980s breeding of new scion and rootstock varieties at EMR has been partly funded by MAFF/Defra and partly by the industry through the East Malling Apple and Pear Breeding Club (APBC), a
Horticulture LINK project: HL 0194
Powdery mildew in apple is a regular problem in many orchards. Conventional control relies on synthetic fungicides and cultural practices such as cutting out primary mildew.
AHDB Horticulture Cost: £33, 631