No matter what the weather has in store for them, Plant Health and Seed Inspectors Laura Chapman and Natalie Vallone have an important job to do. Learn about their roles in our second and final blog to mark Plant Health Week 2020.
Lucy Carson-Taylor and Steph Godliman explain how the first National Plant Health Week this week will put a national focus on the importance of protecting the health and biosecurity of our plants.
Chris Dennis is a regional manager for plant health covering the largest potato growing region in the country. In this blog, Chris talks about how drones are being used in the field to help plant health inspectors identify disease from the sky!
In this blog we embark on an exciting journey with Jill Key, project manager for the GB Non-native Species Secretariat, to learn how APHA is working to strengthen biosecurity in the UK Overseas Territories.
Paul Beales, Head of Plant Health Technical Extension Team, talks about the long and winding road to winning a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
What links APHA, Carl Linnaeus, Charles Darwin and hairy rachillas? Mara Ramans, Head of APHA's Plant Variety and Seeds team, explains...
Jane Barbrook highlights APHA’s involvement in Citizen Science by talking about the Observatree project.
Paul Beales highlights APHA’s involvement in plant health engagement by talking about the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show exhibit.
There are many pests and diseases that could seriously damage crops and plants in the UK. However we have strict plant health controls in place to safeguard our plant health status. Edward Birchall explains more in his recent TV interview.