We will be joined by internationally renowned clubroot expert Prof. Geoff Dixon who will speak on ‘Managing Clubroot Successfully’.
This will be a practical talk based on many years’ experience advising growers within the United Kingdom and worldwide on living successfully and profitably with the Clubroot Disease of vegetable brassicas.
Topics will include:
1.Careful and considered land planning and use;
2.Improving soil health and its productivity;
3.Managing soil pH and crop nutrition advantageously for the crops and disadvantageously for the disease ;
4.Controlling soil contamination and the movement of the disease around your land;
5.Organising the use of resistant vegetable cultivars and avoiding the erosion of their advantages.