in brief…

Abram, Mike
May 2008
Farmers Weekly;5/16/2008, p9
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on issues related to crop protection in Great Britain. Barrie Florendine of United Agri Products (UAP) suggests that seed potato growers in Yorkshire, England should start virus control programmes from 50-80% crop emergence. Sean Burns of Syngenta Seeds reports that sterile pod sites are evident on early-flowering oilseed rape varieties following frosts in April. Ruairidh Bain of the Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) recommends that the best products need to be sprayed in blocks when blight pressure is at its highest.


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