The following are gratefully acknowledged:


  • Jude Bennison, ADAS
  • Kim Parker, ADAS

Project Steering Group

  • Tom Davies, Malvern View Herbs
  • Laurie Reed, Yorkstock Herbs
  • Chris Nye, CN Seeds Ltd.
  • John Overvoorde, Delfland Nursery
  • VHB (formerly Humber VHB) representatives.

Provision of trial sites, plants and materials for project

  • All steering group members
  • Lincolshire Herbs (formerly Swedeponic UK Ltd)
  • National Herb Centre
  • Biological control suppliers
  • Other industry members.


  • Tom Davies, Malvern View Herbs
  • ADAS colleagues: Peter Gladders, Denise Ginsburg, Mike Lole, Heather Maher, Tim O’Neill & Caroline Young
  • John Fletcher, consultant plant pathologist
  • Paul Beales, Food & Environment Research Agency (Fera), formerly Central Science Laboratory
  • Roma Gwynn, Rationale Biopesticide Consultant.