Pete Seymour

Horticultural Entomologist

Pete is a horticultural entomologist with five years’ experience with ADAS, specialising in entomology and trial management. He has developed a broad knowledge in plant health specialising in entomology research with particular focus on thrips and aphids as well as pest ID. He has delivered work on a number of projects and been heavily involved in knowledge exchange events with growers in the industry. Before becoming a consultant Pete worked for the field team managing and delivering trial work in a wide variety of trials. Since then he has further enhanced his identification skills of pest and disease and has been responsible for writing literature reviews and reports within ADAS Horticulture. Alongside the other plant pathologists and entomologists at ADAS, Pete helps run the plant clinic service, regularly diagnosing crop issues for plant manufacturers / suppliers.