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Pest and Disease Control in Grass and Forage Crops

{Tool} Pest and Disease Control in Grass and Forage Crops. Creator(s): Buckingham, Sue; McCalman, Heather and Powell, Huw. Issuing Organisation(s): Farming Connect. (2013)

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Summary

Pest and diseases can have a significant effect on the establishment, yield and longevity of grass and forage crops. This tool is an atlas for the identification of the main pests regarding grass and forage crops. It has been written for Wales climates and it is not specific for organic farming. Nonetheless, the information contained, can be used by farmers, conventional or organic, skilled or newcomers, all over Europe. Besides pest descriptions, with pictures that facilitate the task of identification, it provides useful hints on preventive, non-chemical, practices to reduce pest incidence.


EPrint Type:Practice tool
Teaser:Hints for non-chemical management of forage crops pests and diseases.
What problem does the tool address?:Pest and diseases management of grass and forage crops.
What solution does the tool offer?:Description and pictures of pests and diseases symptoms. Hints on non-chemical strategies to reduce pests and diseases incidence.
Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type of Practice Tool:Leaflets & guidelines
Theme:Pest and disease control
Keywords:arable crops, diagnostic tool, disease control, pest control
Keywords:arable farming, plant disease control, measuring instruments, monitoring and evaluation, pest control
Agrovoc keywords:
Language
Value
URI
English
arable farming
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_36528
English
plant disease control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5960
English
pest control
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_5726
English
measuring instruments
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_12457
English
monitoring and evaluation
http://aims.fao.org/aos/agrovoc/c_bea12d1e
Subjects: Crop husbandry
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable > Selected tools
European Union > Horizon 2020 > OK-Net Arable
Project ID:oknet
Deposited By: Sumption, Mr PD
ID Code:32589
Deposited On:21 Mar 2018 12:55
Last Modified:22 Mar 2021 10:01
Document Language:English
Status:Published

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