TITLE

New team aims to advance OSR on-farm practice

AUTHOR(S)
Blake, Andrew
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;7/18/2008, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the creation of the Sigma Oilseed Rape Professional Growers Team dedicated to pinpointing how to boost oilseed rape yield in Great Britain. The Sigma initiative aims to find out why, despite breeders' best efforts, the country's on-farm yield remains stubbornly static, and how it can be raised. Outlining the Sigma Team's objectives, NK Seeds' Nigel Padbury explained that the idea was to challenge many growers' perception that there was little they could do to improve output.
ACCESSION #
33426684

 

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