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Charlotte Rowley

“Pest outbreaks can be hard to predict as conditions vary from season to season. For this reason, pest monitoring programmes are a high priority for AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds, especially after the recently enforced restriction on neonicotinoids. Monitoring insecticide resistance is also a key research aim for AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds as well as other sectors of AHDB."

Charlotte Rowley  Crop protection scientist (pests)

Focus on: pest monitoring

AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds pest monitoring delivers timely information to help growers deal with pests. Research continues to improve monitoring as it provides risk models and incorporates information about insecticide resistance statuses. AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds research comprises a number of pests including, wheat bulb fly, pollen beetle, and aphids.

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Insecticide Resistance Action Group

Completed pest research projects

Related research articles

*Research in Focus article. **Theory to Field article.

Current pest research projects