TITLE

Filling in the OSR gaps

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2008, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers farming suggestions for oilseed rape from James Wallace of Dalton Seeds to ensure productivity. With oilseed rape valued at over £300/ton at harvest, it is worth patching gappy winter-sown crops with a spring variety. For early maturing variety such as Earlybird, it is essential to avoid wheat drilling delays after the break. Wallace added that it is vigorous to establish, as a rape, it will cope with summer drought stress and produce a reliable yield.
ACCESSION #
31786334

 

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