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Plant Health Solutions

Welcome to the home page of Plant Health Solutions. We provide independent research and development, consultancy, seed health testing, plant disease clinic and diagnostic services for horticulture and agriculture. Our mission is to support sustainable crop production by helping farmers and growers minimise losses due to plant diseases. For more information on the services we offer click here.

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Latest News and Events

How clean is your (coriander) seed ?

26 Sep 2017

Concerned about bacterial blight on coriander? A few thoughts and notes following recent outbreaks of coriander bacterial blight caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. coriandricola in the UK. More…

New Lab Up and Running

09 May 2017

Our new lab in Harbury nr Leamington Spa is now up and running, following our move from Ryton at the beginning of the year. We are happy to receive plant heatlh clinic samples and seed health testing samples at the new place. Contact us...

Carrot field storage

28 Feb 2017

We are having an open afternoon from 2-4 pm at the Yorkshire trial site. A chance to see the different treatments and their impact on quality first hand. Click here for details

Carrot field storage - New report

17 Jan 2017

Our report on the first year of AHDB-Horticulure project FV 398b that is loolking at alternative 'insulation' materials for carrot field storage is now available from the AHDB-Horticulture website. Download the report...

Onion neck rot report

15 Jun 2016

Our report on onion neck rot pathogens and seed treatments can now be downloaded from the HDC website. Around 26% of 2015 commercial bulb onion seed lots were found to be infested with neck rot. Both of the main neck rot pathogens Botrytis aclada and B. allii were detected, including from fungicide-treated seed.… Download the report...