Crop Protection: watch - how water quality affects pesticide performance
Stephen Robb explores how water quality can affect the performance of your pesticides.
Crop Protection: introduction – a brighter vista but clouds continue to form
While news of the arrival of new actives is welcome, the number of problems also appears to be growing, writes Andy Doyle.
Crop Protection: controlling diseases in the future
Understanding disease life cycles should be key to optimising crop husbandry decisions to help reduce disease incidence and pressure on fungicides, writes Steven Kildea of Teagasc.
Crop Protection: contact and biological fungicides - an uncertain future
The loss of chlorothalonil is unquestionably a blow for Irish growers but Tom McCabe of UCD believes that other products and mechanisms will be found in time to help support disease control.