TITLE

Untitled

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/30/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 22, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article offers a look at farming conditions in Great Britain in 2007. Cereal growers with crops still to sow, including spring barley, are being urged to test home-saved seed, think hard before omitting treatment and be prepared to raise sowing rates. Microdochium nivale seedling blight--the disease most farmers and agronomists still refer to as fusarium--was exceptionally heavy this autumn, noted Scottish Agricultural Science Agency seed pathologist Valerie Cockerell. Fusarium seedling blight was not normally seen as a problem in spring barley.
ACCESSION #
28110100

 

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