The pictures on this page are observations of what we are finding in levels of weed control, insect and disease activity in East Yorkshire and the surrounding area up to the end of this season.
Take All – blackening & stunting of roots. Take all was not easily noticeable 2016, with damp weather and seed treatments helping to disguise poor rooting. Yields were effected in these cases.
Detected migratory aphids in wheat
Yellow Rust and Black grass shows, missed by the sprayer
Pea and Bean Weevil notching in spring beans
Black Grass killed by Atlantis
Gout fly larvae causing swelling of the stem base. More infestations evident spring 2016.
Yellow rust on Reflection, late January
Winged Aphid caught by yellow water trap late August
Aphids seen colonising in Rape crop mid November
Phoma appearing in rape in late October
Flea beetle damage observed in oil seed rape