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From gene to landscape - tackling the farmer’s nemesis
How do you tackle the biggest problem facing arable farmers in the UK? With a big, multi-institute, multi-disciplinary project of course! And that is exactly...blog
Managing weeds in arable rotations - a guide
A practical guide bringing together research to help you manage weeds through a rotation dominated by autumn-sown crops.resource
Insecticide resistance in the peach-potato aphid
Of the thousands of aphid species that exist globally, only a few have developed insecticide resistance. However, some of these are ranked among the most...blog
What lurks below?
Walking through a maturing cereal field in late spring / early summer is an excellent time to assess how successful (or not) your weed management...blog
Black-grass: the potential of non-chemical control
Descriptions of non-chemical methods that can be used to help control black-grass and factors that help determine their effectiveness.resource
CROPROTECT Information Database
Croprotect; Rothamsted Research’s knowledge exchange system allowing growers to access tailored advice on Integrated Pest Management (IPM).resource
Tackling the footprint of pests, weeds & diseases in our food system
It’s tough being a plant, especially if you’re a crop plant! You are rooted to the ground and if a pest tries to eat you...blog