AHDB & BCGA Technical Seminar

PGRO

Programme

12:30 – 13:30 Sandwich Lunch – available for all registered delegates 

13:30 – 13:40 Chairman’s Welcome - Keith Mawer, Strawsons 

13:40 – 14:00 Carrots: a strategy to control parasitic nematodes* - Roy Neilson, James Hutton Institute

14:00 – 14:20 REFLECT: the newly approved fungicide for carrots - Pete Saunders, Syngenta

14:20 – 14:40 Little suckers - an update on virus transmission research and aphid flights in 2015 - Larissa Collins, FERA

14:40 – 15:00 Refreshments

15:00 – 15:20 Garford Robocrop Products in the UK Carrot Crop - Philip Garford, Garford Farm Machinery Ltd

15:20 – 15:40 Understanding the ecology and epidemiology of Pythium violae to enable disease management in carrots - Kathryn Hayles, Warwick Crop Centre

15:40 – 16:00 AHDB Horticulture and Crop Protection Research - Joe Martin, AHDB Horticulture

16:00 - Close Questions and Chairman’s Closing Comments


The following posters will also be on display -
Rosemary Collier, 'Management of aphids, virus and carrot fly'
Ben Raskin "How do you know if you have healthy soil and what can you do about it?"


* Title to be confirmed

This is a FREE event for BCGA Members and AHDB levy payers. Please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ahdb-horticulture-bcga-carrot-technical-seminar-tickets-20861298706