Maintaining successful control of downy mildew in protected crops of cut flower column stocks

Exploring downy mildew in protected cut flower crops.

This factsheets explores Downey Mildew in protected crops of cut flower column stocks.

Column stocks are currently the main non-bulb, protected cut flower crop grown in the UK.

The factsheet comprismises of:

  • Disease development and symptoms
  • Sensitivity testing 
  • Disease control strategies
  • Crop management
  • Crop nutrition 
  • Further information on the National Cut Flower Centre project and trials work