Weather hampers timing of crucial flag leaf sprays

Abram, Mike
May 2007
Farmers Weekly;5/18/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 20, p63
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of cold weather condition on flag leaf spraying of wheat fields according to agronomists in Great Britain. Prime Agriculture agronomist Andrew Blazey expressed concern about the threat posed by septoria to winter wheat. Agronomist Sean Sparling noted the absence of noticeable brown rust expression in the base of crops. Association of Independent Crop Consultants (AICC) member Ruth East recommended spraying Amistar or azoxystrobin on second wheats.


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