TITLE

Wheat seed could be in short supply

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;9/14/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 11, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the mixed reaction among experts over the possible shortage of wheat seed supply in Great Britain in 2007. Barry Barker of Masstock states that most in the seed industry believe that available wheat seed is not enough to meet demand. According to Ian Munnery of United Oilseed, oilseed rape can be drilled until the end of September provided that conditions are favorable.
ACCESSION #
27390885

 

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