It is generally accepted that for a blight control programme to be truly effective it needs to embrace the principles of an integrated approach. While this may be desirable, there are gaps in our understanding that make it difficult to achieve in practice; for example, to what extent can or should a variety’s inherent resistance be considered when developing a management strategy?
Developing an ICM programme requires an understanding of how the conditions that support late blight’s development and spread. The following questions consider various aspects of an ICM programme for late blight.
These questions are based on the AHDB guide Managing the risk of late blight
Potato agronomy is changing, raising the need for new solutions to old problems. In an environment where pests, weeds and diseases have no regard for the pressure to meet tight market specifications Bayer is committed to helping you produce quality crops that are also profitable to grow.
Infinito gives you control of all stages of the blight life cycle, as well as providing long-lasting control of foliar and tuber blight in order to maximise yields in your potato crop.
DEFRA proposals to reform the management and abstraction of water in England and Wales represent the biggest change to how farmers and other users access one of nature’s most valuable resources since the passing of the Water Resources Act in 1991.