Glasshouse, polytunnel and field trials on cereals, vegetables, ornamental and high quality turf


Target diseases for trials include:

• Blackspot

• Rust

• Powdery and downy mildew

• Botrytis

• Blight

 Testing on mushroom fungal diseases in commercial

growing settings (Trichoderma and other species)


Access to dark insulated polytunnel mushroom houses, with high quality compost and spores of most commercially grown varieties.  Trials in 4ft x 2ft (1.2 m x 0.6 m) boxes which allow easy separation and replication between treatments, photos showing visual effect of treatments 

Trials in high quality turf include:

• Dollar spot


• Red thread

• Anthracnose