Cultivation/Production, Pests and Diseases, Research

UK: Agrico in cutting-edge research into blackleg and eelworm

Seed potato company Agrico UK is heavily involved in cutting-edge research and trials work which, if successful, could see two of the greatest scourges in the industry called to heel. Speaking at a growers’ day at Ladenford, Forfar, courtesy of Lour Farms, Agrico executive director Archie Gibson pointed to work funded by the Agritechnology Strategy Board along with his own company, potato specialists McCains and Branston and Dundee-based Advanced Pest Solutions.

Source: www.thecourier.co.uk

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