Crop Watch

Gairdner, Julian
September 2005
Farmers Weekly;9/9/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 11, p62
Trade Publication
Presents an update on agronomy issues in Great Britain as of September 9, 2005. Average harvest yields for winter oilseed rape; Tips on improving oilseed rape yields; Importance of robust fungicide programs to winter wheat and barley yields.


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