Monthly Archives - May 2019

BioTech company releases video showing successful nematode application for vine weevil control in strawberry

BioTech company releases video showing successful nematode application for vine weevil control in strawberry Bionema Ltd, a leading biopesticide technology developer, has released a new case study video for the control of vine weevil with beneficial nematodes in strawberry. The video can help and guide soft fruit growers in how to apply the beneficial nematodes (roundworms) for vine weevil control. Bionema has seen excellent success in recent nematode field trials conducted on the vine weevil infestation at Pennoxstone Court, Kings Caple, Hereford....

Message from Emergency Chafer and Leatherjacket Summit: Need for an integrated approach to fight against them

The Turf and Amenity industry united to declare that an integrated pest management (IPM) is need of the hour for Chafer and Leatherjacket control.  This was the conclusion of the sell-out Emergency Chafer and Leatherjacket Summit that took place on 9th May 2019 at Burton Albion Football, Staffordshire. With many chemicals now removed from the turf and amenity sector, crucial practices such as monitoring and using a range of preventative measures within the IPM approach was encouraged. It was also...