TITLE

Getting the best from oilseed rape

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/16/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 24, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the progress of farm advisory group Masstock's trials growing rape under three different cultivation regimes. The latest update includes root weights and pod counts. The first plot received a fairly conventional but intensive cultivation regime. For the second technique, an Opico HE-VA Disc-Roller disc/press combination with Variocast seeder-unit was employed. On the third plot, a Variocast seeder-unit piggy-backing on the sub-soiler was used to drop seed behind each soil-loosening leg.
ACCESSION #
21475433

 

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