In the 4th session the Ornamental group lead by David Talbot we looked at limiting the impact of common Summer Pathogens and Vine Weevil. Paying particular attention to Powdery mildew, Botrytis in Cyclamen, Root rots in Choisya and Dianthus and planning and implementing Vine weevil control strategies. This included:
  • why disease outbreaks occur
  • what can be done to minimise the risk of disease outbreaks
  • how best to control disease outbreaks in IPDM systems
  • how to prevent further disease outbreaks this season
  • prevention and control of Vine weevil


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