BYDV

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

BYDV hits Co. Down barley crop

A Co. Down cereal grower has confirmed that Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) has caused problems within his 2021/22 winter...

April 29, 2022

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

According to the Potash Development Association (PDA), the role of potassium in mitigating crop damage due to pest pressure is...

November 2, 2021

Farmer-led aphid monitoring could reduce pesticide use in tackling BYDV

Farmer-led aphid monitoring could reduce pesticide use in tackling BYDV

A new study by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has concluded that a simple field-based monitoring system, run...

May 24, 2021

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

New app gives assistance in BYDV control

Syngenta recently launched its BYDV Assist App for mobile devices. The device will help farmers and agronomists to make decisions...

October 12, 2020

Vigilance key to tackling BYDV post-neonicotinoids

Vigilance key to tackling BYDV post-neonicotinoids

Trials are taking place into new technology to alert cereal growers to the earliest signs aphids in a bid to prevent...

July 24, 2019

Can the UK avert a BYDV crisis?

Can the UK avert a BYDV crisis?

Rothamsted Research recently hosted a technical seminar on how the UK can avoid a potential Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV)...

December 26, 2018

Farmers urged to take part in BYDV survey

Farmers urged to take part in BYDV survey

Farmers and agronomists across the UK are being urged to take part in a new survey aimed at tackling barley...

December 25, 2018

AHDB’s £60,000 BYDV cereals research to begin

AHDB’s £60,000 BYDV cereals research to begin

Virus-spreading aphids and the risk they pose to winter cereal crops are the subjects of a new £60,000 research project...

October 12, 2018

AHDB invests £60,000 in cereal crop protection

AHDB invests £60,000 in cereal crop protection

The Agriculture Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has announced plans to invest up to £60,000 to improve understanding of Barley Yellow...

August 10, 2018