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Fruit fly can wipe out entire crops

Fruit Last edited 29/02/16
UK stone and soft fruit growers are being urged to take the threat of spotted winged drosophila fruit fly very seriously.

Earwigs are good for top fruit

Fruit Sarah Calcutt Last edited 01/02/16
One of the things that was clear from the well attended twenty eighth British Independent Fruit Growers Association technical day, is that there is a lot of investment in top fruit research.

Exclusive apple variety planted for Tesco

Fruit Alice Dyer Last edited 21/12/15
Avalon Produce have planted a brand new variety of apple exclusive to Tesco.

Tesco grants a Kentish kiss

Fruit Alice Dyer Last edited 18/11/15
A brand new variety of apple grown in Kent has been given its official name by a local resident.

Imaging can improve irrigation

NewsFruit John Harvey Last edited 05/10/15
Advanced imaging and precision tools are being used by scientists to help growers use less irrigation water to produce soft and tree fruit.

Soft fruit growers using more water

NewsFruit John Harvey Last edited 05/10/15
Soft fruit growers across the South East are facing potential cuts in their water availability as the government puts them under a licensing regime for the first time.

Rules changed for fruit growers

NewsFruit Last edited 03/08/15
Changes to a European Union rule on hedge and tree cutting will help fruit growers.

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