Broad-acre pesticide use raises plenty of questions

Blake, Andrew
February 2007
Farmers Weekly;2/23/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 8, p62
Trade Publication
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.


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