Soft fruit IPM Toolbox


Resistant and tolerant varieties

Using resistant and tolerant cultivars is an important tool of any IPM toolbox.  The James Hutton institute has been researching the use of resistant and tolerant soft fruit varieties for several pest species and diseases for over 40 years.  Read more....



Monitoring and alternative control strategies

Monitoring provides a way of alerting growers to potential problems and allows control measures to be applied before the situation becomes harder to control.  Alternative control measures are an important part of an IPM strategy and often these alternatives, such as biocontrol, work best if applied early.  Read more...