Processors and Growers Research Organisation

Agronomy App & Tools

The PGRO Agronomy APP provides up to date technical backup as well as the Descriptive List variety guides and a new interactive pest and disease reporting tool via your smartphone or tablet.

  • By using the APP you will be able to access Descriptive List variety
    information for combining peas and field beans and the Descriptive List data
    for vining peas – all adapted for viewing on a small screen.
  • A Pests, Diseases and Deficiencies section shows images of common issues arising in the field together with a written description to aid identification, notes on potential impact, and control strategies.
  • A useful growth stage guide is included together with commonly requested tools for seed rates and weight loss in drying calculation
  • Brief notes and guidance to sources of information for other pulses and legumes are also provided – and will be expanded in the future.
  • The most innovative feature is the ability to generate your own crop reports. Accessed via the Pests, Diseases and Deficiencies section, the user can take images and write a short report, sending them from the APP by email to others. The report will automatically be sent to the PGRO Plant Clinic where a request for advice can be lodged. Anonymised, the incidence/report will appear marked on a map of the UK on the PGRO web site enabling others to be aware of crop developments around the country.
  • Another significant advantage is that the APP can be updated at any time enabling real-time notifications of updates and changes. This is particularly valuable for services such as the Pea Moth Alert.
  • All of the information is available on this web site in the form of Technical Updates and other publications - including downloadable print ready Descriptive List of varieties if required.

Previously Reported Pests, Diseases and Deficiencies Map

The map allows you to view previously reported pests, diseases and deficiencies. To see more detail, you can zoom in and out the map by scrolling your mouse or using the zoom controls. Use the filters below to look at specific types of crops, pests, diseases or deficiencies or to check reports between a date range.

Click here for the map