Ploughing frozen ground© Tim Scrivener
The current wintry weather might do some good by helping to dry land out and hopefully kill off some of the nasty bugs, particularly aphids. Mild winters over the past two years have not helped seed growers in England, who have seen large numbers of aphids in yellow water traps. Dealing with them is expensive and not always successful. We know there is pyrethroid resistance in peach potato and grain aphids, but I believe resistance has now also been found […]
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