The profitability and productivity of your greenhouse can be significantly improved by minimising the losses caused by pests and diseases. Effective pest and disease management practices, once established, are also very likely to reduce overall chemical and labour costs.
This guide contains a comprehensive list of important practices that will help reduce the problems caused by pests and diseases in the greenhouse. It also contains prompt questions that you can use to put in place your own integrated, preventative strategy that works.
Section 1 looks at where pests and diseases come from and the many ways that you can reduce the risk of them affecting your crop.
Section 2 provides background information about key pests and diseases, and identifies some of the CRITICAL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES that can have significant benefits.