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Vine Disease Management- WineSkills Viticulture Scheduled workshop

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£139.50 Early bird price (normally £155)

This viticulture workshop explores the important role of vine protection in vineyard management.
Starting with a review of the key vineyard diseases of powdery mildew, downy mildew and Botrytis, this workshop will seek to integrate a wide range of disease-management strategies allowing you to prepare a single integrated plan for use in UK vineyards.
This course is useful for vineyard managers and senior vineyard staff as well as people interested in this key area of vineyard science.

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27th June 2017

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- Key vineyard diseases: symptoms, biology, spread.
 including powdery mildew, downy mildew, Botrytis
- Monitoring for diseases in the vineyard
- Designing a pesticide application programme
- Cultural and biological methods of controlling diseases
- Designing an integrated pest control programme.


Entry Requirements- WineSkills workshops are best suited for people who have attend Principles of Vinegrowing or have worked in vineyards before.


Please note 10% discount is offered to anyone who is a UKVA member. To recieve the offer please email businessdevelopment@plumpton.ac.uk to receive the promotional code.