TITLE

Broad-acre pesticide use raises plenty of questions

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;2/23/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a discussion over the use of broad-acre pesticide solution at the first Arable Club meeting of "Farmers Weekly" in Peterborough, England. Alison Daniels of Bayer CropScience cites that the company's telephone survey has found that time is the biggest pressure being encountered by major growers. Agronomist Gerald Collini of the Agricultural Innovation and Commercialization Center claims that the over-dependence on few pesticide products could raise the risk of resistance.
ACCESSION #
24525600

 

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