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Pea and bean crop walkers' guides and wallcharts

Varieties and Growth Guides,  Disease Management,  Pest Management,  Nutrient Management  / H1 / Published: 

These publications, produced by AHDB Horticulture, will assist growers, agronomists and their staff in the vital task of monitoring pea and bean crops.

Pea Bean

Monitoring and control of wheat bulb fly

Pest Management  / IS51 / Published: 

All cereals except oats can be attacked by wheat bulb fly (WBF), although damage is most frequently reported in wheat. This page includes links to information on pest biology, as well as information on monitoring and control (eg treatment thresholds)

Wheat Bulb Fly Front Cover

Cabbage stem flea beetle

Pest Management  / IS55 / Published: 

In the absence of neonicotinoid seed treatments, control will be reliant on the use of foliar sprays of pyrethroids. Any decision to apply an insecticide must be based on a risk assessment.

Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle Front Cover

Orange wheat blossom midge

Pest Management  / IS53 / Published: 

Wheat blossom midge larvae feed on the developing seeds, causing small, shrivelled grains with poor germination. Damage to the outer layer of the grain allows water to enter, resulting in sprouting in the ear and fungal attack.


Saddle gall midge

Pest Management  / IS50 / Published: 

Saddle gall midge is a sporadic pest, which usually persists at low population levels. Yield loss can be caused by constricted vascular supply to the ears as a result of larval feeding and by lodging of gall-weakened stems in high winds.


Integrated slug control

Pest Management  / AHDB-IS04 / Published: 

An integrated approach to slug control using several different techniques is more successful than relying solely on molluscicide pellets. This publication covers cereals, oilseeds, potatoes and horticulture.


Oilseed rape guide

Varieties and Growth Guides,  Disease Management,  Weed Management,  Pest Management,  Nutrient Management  / G65 / Published: 

The publication covers all the main areas associated with the growth of this crop – from understanding the market, to its agronomic, harvest and storage requirements. The guide also signposts to a wide range of further reference sources.

G65 Oilseed Rape Guide 2018