Improved profitability in the cattle industry by reducing calf mortality Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
Calf mortality can result in considerable economic loss. Because the cause of most calf losses remains unknown, the farmer cannot take targeted action to prevent calf mortality. As a consequence, mortality remains (too) high. Calf morbidity is also associated with high veterinary bills. Investigating the causes of calf mortality can help to remediate this problem.
The causes of ...
Integrated management strategy of soil-borne fungi and nematodes in leafy vegetables grown in glasshouses Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
The most important fungal pathogens in the cultivation of butter lettuce under glass are Pythium spp., Sclerotinia spp., Rhizoctonia solani and Botrytis cinerea. They cause similar symptoms: the rotting of the lower leaves. In addition, problems with the nematodes Paratylenchus sp. and Pratylenchus penetrans occur regularly. In addition, a wilting disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lactucae has been ...