in brief…

Abram, Mike
September 2008
Farmers Weekly;9/19/2008, p3
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This section offers agriculture-related news briefs in Great Britain. BASF's Claire Tucker advises concentrating on producing the best seed-bed possible for oilseed rape, and worrying about herbicides after emergence. Emerging oilseed rape plants are likely to be under immediate threat from phoma this season, warns Peter Gladders of ADAS. New research from the John Innes Centre and the Central Science Laboratory could help breeders to develop pea varieties able to withstand drought stress and climate change.


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