Pre-emergence products will grow in importance

August 2007
Farmers Weekly;8/17/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 7, p72
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The article reports on the statement issued by David Ellerton, technical director of the ProCam Group, that pre-emergence herbicides will grow in importance. He cites that pre-emergence treatments can lessen the blackgrass burden by up to 80%, as well as enhance the overall efficacy of grass and broadleaved weed programs. He suggests that better grain prices should urge growers to try out several post-emergence options. It notes that trifluralin has the advantage of being cheap and not affected by resistance.


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