Hossein Arshadi is a divisional director at Hillier Nurseries. Here, he discusses why existing biosecurity initiatives will not work in practice and what is still needed from the government, the media and the public to prevent a very costly breakdown in biosecurity.
Trees are a majestic and beautiful feature in the garden but when wood boring pests take over, the damage they leave behind can be devastating.
Nemasys Fruit & Veg protection is the best way to protect trees as it controls a variety of pests including; carrot and cabbage root ﬂy, cutworms, onion ﬂy, sciarid ﬂy, caterpillars, gooseberry sawﬂy, thrips, shore ﬂy and codling moth.
The solution is an organic, child and pet-friendly solution that contains a mix of nematode species - these are naturally occurring microscopic worms that act as a natural pest control.
Gavin Wood, business development and key account manager for nematodes, gives advice to gardeners on how to apply nematodes on trees.