TITLE

Larking about in beet trials

AUTHOR(S)
Abel, Charles
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;4/19/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that skylarks are making it hard to find sugar beet trial sites, according to the company, British Sugar PLC.
ACCESSION #
6681519

 

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