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Welcome to CropMonitor

This website provides information sourced from monitoring sites located across the country and reports up to date measurements of crop pest and disease activity in arable crops throughout England. All data gathered are being analysed to identify disease and pest risk, seasonal variation in disease development and the effectiveness of control strategies. Users will be alerted to emerging threats during the growing season and advised on appropriate courses of action.

CropMonitor Smartphone App

Available now for the iPhone, search the appstore for 'Crop Monitor' or see CropMonitor for iPhone.


Fusarium results update 30 Jul 2014
We've updated the results of the Fusarium monitoring work on the annual Defra wheat survey. At least three quarters of the national wheat crop show signs of the disease. See our Fusarium monitoring page for details.  

Live Monitoring Completed for 2014 02 Jul 2014
Our weekly live monitoring updates and site commentaries have are winding down for 2014 as wheat crops ripen across the country. All assessments remain available for study and comparison through the live monitoring pages.  

What's new

25 March 2014: Results from the spring pest and disease assessments for the 2013/2014 Defra winter oilseed rape survey are now available.

24 March 2014: Results from the Defra Winter Wheat and Winter Oilseed Rape Pest and Disease surveys in 2013 have been published. Click winter wheat or winter oilseed rape for more information.

05 March 2014: Results from the autumn pest and disease assessments for the 2013/2014 winter oilseed rape survey are now available.

22 March 2012: CropMonitor is now on Twitter, follow us at @CropMonitor

16 November 2011: The CropMonitor smartphone app is available for iphone and android handsets. Priced at just £2.99 it provides mobile intelligence for growers, agronomists and researchers while in the office or the field.

Features include:
Wheat disease risk forecasts for your location.
Live updates of current disease levels at trial sites (April-July)
Disease reporting system for user interaction.
Photo gallery of foliar and stem base diseases.

The app has already been the runner-up in the RASE Practice with Science Award for 2012 and the Civil Service Science, Engineering and Technology award 2011. For Apple and Android devices.


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