Sugar fertiliser boosts spud yields

Abel, Charles
April 2002
Farmers Weekly;4/19/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p64
Trade Publication
Reports on the sugar-based foliar fertilizer Fulcrum CRV that could boost potato yields.


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