Isoproturon withdrawal hits control flexibility

March 2008
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on issues discussed at the "Farmer's Weekly" Arable Club meetings. Writers, farmers and agronomists expressed belief that weed control will become more expensive for many cereal growers in the autumn of 2008 and increasingly difficult in barley and oats. Highlighting the challenge posed by the impending withdrawal of isoproturon (IPU) and trifluralin, Bayer's Tim Holt estimated that they accounted for nearly half the 5 million hectares of cereals treated with autumn herbicides.


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