TITLE

Film breakthrough

AUTHOR(S)
Abel, Charles
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;1/31/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the biodegradable propagation mulch film being trialed on potatoes by PVAXX Group. Benefits expected from the film.
ACCESSION #
9416288

 

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