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The theory is that the plants are already infected with resistant grey mould fungus on arrival in Denmark.

2018.10.01 | Food

Resistant grey mould is an increasing problem for Danish strawberry growers

Grey mould that is resistant to the few approved pesticides in Danish strawberry production, is an increasing problem for Danish strawberry growers. A new project will explore if the resistant grey mould is already in the plants when imported.

Requirements for its cosmetic appearance and a larger number of pests make apples one of the most heavily sprayed crops. Photo: Lise Balsby, AU Photo

2018.10.01 | Food

Reduced spraying of apples is possible

The number of sprays in apple orchards can be significantly reduced if spraying is optimized between early spring and fruit set.