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Aphid attack warnings by email

25 April 2001
Aphid attack warnings by email

By FWi staff

VEGETABLE growers can receive email warnings of aphid attacks throughout the growing season, in a new Horticultural Development Council service.

Every Friday, email warnings will be sent out by the council, which co-ordinates UK horticultural research funding.

Reports will based on aphid flight data collected by the Institute of Arable Crop Research Rothamsted through a national network of fifteen suction traps.

Significant changes will be flagged up using news-flash e-mails.

Initial indications are that potato aphid and peach-potato aphids are expected to fly slightly later than average, in late-May.

To receive bulletins, HDC members should e-mail their registration number only in a message entitled making it easy to tracey.stell@hdc.org.uk

NEW SERVICE

CLICK HERE to receive FWis FREE new daily email newsletter to keep up-to-date with the latest on foot-and-mouth and other farming-related stories

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Aphid attack warnings by email

25 April 2001
Aphid attack warnings by email

By FWi staff

VEGETABLE growers can receive email warnings of aphid attacks throughout the growing season, in a new Horticultural Development Council service.

Every Friday, email warnings will be sent out by the council, which co-ordinates UK horticultural research funding.

Reports will based on aphid flight data collected by the Institute of Arable Crop Research Rothamsted through a national network of fifteen suction traps.

Significant changes will be flagged up using news-flash e-mails.

Initial indications are that potato aphid and peach-potato aphids are expected to fly slightly later than average, in late-May. fwi.info@rbi.co.uk with any comments or questions

To receive bulletins, HDC members should e-mail their registration number only in a message entitled making it easy to tracey.stell@hdc.org.uk

NEW SERVICE

CLICK HERE to receive FWis FREE new daily email newsletter to keep up-to-date with the latest on foot-and-mouth and other farming-related stories

    Read more on:
  • News
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