TITLE

Crop Watch South: James Boswell, H L Hutchinson (Kent)

AUTHOR(S)
Boswell, James
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;10/10/2008, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the status of crops in Kent, England in 2008. He states that slug damage remains lower than anticipated due to cooler day temperatures and cold nights. He expresses concern over later drilled crops on heavy soils as their growth is slow and downy mildew can be found on cotyledons. He also notes that cabbage stem flea beetle is being controlled with a pyrethroid spray tank mixed with a graminicide for grassweed control.
ACCESSION #
34800062

 

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