Citations with the tag: RAPE (Plant)
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- More growers switching back to winter OSR.
Blake, Andrew; Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p54
Reports on the plan of farmers to continue sowing winter oilseed rape in Great Britain. Information on the increase in winter oilseed rape yields; Impact of the plan of farmers on farm-saved oilseed rape seed; Background on the 2003 gross margins forecast for commercial and industrial winter...
- Keep watch for light leaf spot.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 2/21/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 8, p52
Reports on the high incidence of oilseed rape plants infected with light leaf spot in Great Britain, as of February 2003. Conditions that favor the disease; Prevention.
- Oilseed spring nitrogen management.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 3/25/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 13, p37
The article discusses tips on how to optimize the use of nitrogen fertilizer in oilseed rape.
- Rape price stable.
Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 7/26/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the rape prices in Great Britain. Rape values for the year 2002; Effect of the dollar rates on rape prices; Farmers' strategy in pricing rapes.
- Two big votes of confidence for rape-based fuel.
Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly; 1/31/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the adoption of rape-based fuel in Great Britain. Decision of supermarket chain, Sainsbury to sell rape-based biodiesel; Plan of the Wiltshire Constabulary in England on using rape-based fuel.
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p483
A definition of the term "rape," which refers to Brassica species, is presented.
- Borneo OSR does well in the south.
Able, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 6/28/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 26, p50
Reports on hybrid winter oilseed rape variety Borneo in the United Kingdom. Performance in the south and east regions; Availability of seed.
- Industrial rape on set-aside attractive.
Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 6/7/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 23, p28
Reports on the growing demand for industrial rape contracts in Great Britain. Factors attributed to the demand growth; Reason for the appeal of industrial rape contracts; Projected worth of rape for harvest in 2003.
- Assessment of genetic diversity in selected breeding lines and cultivars of canola quality Brassica juncea and their implications for canola breeding.
Burton, W. A.; Ripley, V. L.; Potts, D. A.; Salisbury, P. A. // Euphytica; Feb2004, Vol. 136 Issue 2, p181
AFLP markers were used to assess the genetic diversity of 77 breeding lines from three of the world's major canola quality Brassica juncea breeding programs from Canada (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Saskatchewan Wheat Pool) and Australia (Agriculture Victoria). The objectives of the...
- Effect of Sprouting on the Quality and Composition of Canola Seed and Oil.
Barthet, Véronique J.; Daun, James K. // Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS); Jul2005, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p511
Sprouting has been considered as a damage factor in grading canola. This project deals with the evaluation of the effect of sprouting on the quality and composition of canola seed and oil. Sprouted seeds had lower oil content than nonsprouted seeds as determined by exhaustive petroleum ether...
Schlegel, Rolf H. J. // Encyclopedic Dictionary of Plant Breeding & Related Subjects; 2003, p73
A definition of the term "canola" is presented. It refers to a type of rapeseed that has been developed and grown in Canada. It is a registered trademark corresponding to specified low contents in erucic acid in oil and in glucosinolates in meals eq
- Spotlight on south-west barometer.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/1/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p62
Reports on the oilseed rape harvest at a farm owned by brothers Jim Goddard and Allan Goddard in Dorset, England, as of August 2003. Impact of droughts on the harvest; Total harvest yields.
- Crop Watch.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 7/8/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p50
This section offers news briefs related to crop farming in Great Britain as of July 2011. It says that most wheat crops in Oxfordshire, England survived the stage in which aphids damage them. The desiccation of oilseed rape crops in Cambridgeshire, England have already matured leaving some...
- Wheat quality high despite trials of a stop-start harvest.
Harris, Robert // Farmers Weekly; 9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p26
Presents an update on Freefolk Farms in Overton, Hants in England. Background of the farm; Details on the quality of wheat in the farm; Information on the spring barley and oilseed rape yields.
- OSR advice is hit weeds hard right now.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p57
Provides advice on oilseed rape weed control. Information on several pre-emergence herbicides; Use of trifluralin on resistant blackgrass; Application of post-emergence herbicide Fortrol.
- Soil saver from the seaside.
Short, Wendy // Crops; 1/31/2004, p20
Liquid seaweed can encourage plant rooting and boost cereal yields, especially in a difficult season, claims a County Durham producer. He also cites the benefits of using a natural potash fertilizer, and says specialist soil testing has helped to significantly improve soil structure. Stephen...
- Your questions answered.
Short, Wendy // Crops; 7/5/2003, p50
The article presents questions and answers related to agriculture in Great Britain. Rape crops do appear relatively short and compact in 2003. The dry spell in early spring suggests to me that nitrogen wasn't taken up to its full extent. Swathing is the better option when growers have a crop...
- Pollen furore.
Short, Wendy // New Scientist; 10/18/2003, Vol. 180 Issue 2417, p7
A Scottish study has stirred up controversy about genetically modified crops ahead of the trial results due to be announced in Great Britain. Gavin Ramsay's team at the Scottish Crop Research Institute at Invergowrie in Dundee, Scotland set up bait plants up to 26 kilometres away from a plot of...
- WOSR prospects look poor.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 11/14/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 20, p50
Reveals that less than half of the winter rape sown in the east of Great Britain is considered to have good prospects according to independent agronomists. Percentage of the crop that has already been written off to the autumn drought; Percentage of the crop that needs a mild winter without...
- Test farm seed for heat damage.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 7/25/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 4, p50
Reports on the suggestion of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany for British growers harvesting oilseed rape in July 2003 and planning to use it for farm-saved seed to consider having it tested for heat damage.
- Bright prospects for 2012 crop gross margins.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 9/2/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 10, p20
The article forecasts the better prospects for 2012 gross margins from wheat and oilseed rape in Great Britain despite a rise in production costs.
Hogg, Peter // Farmers Weekly; 12/23/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 26, p28
The author highlights the significant changes at the Causey Park Farm, near Morpeth, Northumberland, England. He notes the improved drilling from using a set of Konskilde discs on the front and disc coulters on the back of their tractor. Some of the herbicides they used are a...
- OSR values rise on back of crusher competition.
Hogg, Peter // Farmers Weekly; 3/24/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 12, p22
The article reports on an increase in values of oilseed rape in Great Britain in March 2006. Crushers compete for old-crop supplies. Farmers with crop still on farm could receive £149-£152 per ton for spot movement in many parts of the eastern and south counties. Prices for feed wheat for...
- Hybrid rape comes out on top in forage brassica trial.
Allison, Richard // Farmers Weekly; 4/12/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 15, p44
Discusses the fertility of forage rape crops for cattle grazing. Importance of a back fence in maximizing the regrowth of the grazing crop; Role of slurry and chicken manure application in boosting the growth of the forage plant; Impact of dry conditions on the crop.
- Harvest starts a little late.
Redman, Matt // Farmers Weekly; 8/19/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 8, p64
The article offers an update from Bedfordshire, England foreman Matt Redman of A G Burton & Partners as of August 2011, who claims that his wheat and oilseed rape harvest started a week later than normal with yields so far slightly below average, and that he uses a new John Deere's Autosteer kit.
- Growers urged to make the most of OSR herbicides.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 8/3/2012, Vol. 157 Issue 31, p1
The article offers information on the challenges faced by oilseed rape growers related to blackgrass control and protecting watercourses from herbicides in Great Britain. It mentions that carbetamide, propyzamide and metazachlor are important controlling blackgrass in oilseed rape. It mentions...
- Hybrid OSRs suit Lincs unit.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/16/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p72
Reports on the experience of Poplar Farm in the harvest of hybrid rapes. Harvest yield; Reduction in the growing costs; Growth in margins.
- Oilseed: Drilling and harvest flexibility.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/16/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p72
Reports on the experience of Rise Farms in growing oilseed rape. Management of the rape plant; Reason for growing rape; Benefits of growing rape.
- Switch from beans ends labour snags.
Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/16/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p73
Reports on the experience of Yole Farm in growing oilseed rape. Reason for growing rape; Time of harvest; Amount of yield in 2001.
- FIRST SUPERBUGS, NOW SUPERWEEDS.
Abel, Charles // Ecologist; Sep2005, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p12
The article presents information on the first genetically modified (GM) superweed in Great Britain in 2005. The superweed was the result of cross-fertilization between GM oilseed rape and a distantly related plant called charlock. The superweed was discovered by government scientists conducting...
- OSR benefits from dry season, but not for all.
Blake, Andrew; Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/1/2003, Vol. 139 Issue 5, p59
Reports on the harvest results of oilseed rape in Great Britain, as of August 2003. Average yields; Impact of droughts on the harvest results; Varieties of oilseed rape.
- Wheat and OSR areas up, HGCA survey shows.
Blake, Andrew; Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 7/8/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses the results of a planting survey conducted by a governmental agency in Great Britain in 2011. The survey found that oilseed rape and wheat areas in the country have increased by nine and one per cent, respectively. It also confirmed a decrease in the areas for planting...
- Conventionals challenge dominance of hybrids.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 7/8/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 2, Special Section p12
The article reports that the conventional oilseed rape variety can threaten the dominance of oilseed rape hybrids in the British market in 2011. It says that one of the reasons for this claim is that the conventional type have better performance during a dry growing season. According to the...
- Autumn grows in importance for oilseed rape.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 10/28/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 18, p40
The article reports that British oilseed rape growers should exploit good autumn growing conditions in 2011 to encourage pre-winter root and leaf growth with micronutrient use, according to crop specialists. Ian Jackson, nutrient expert with ProCam, says that autumn has proved to be a very...
- Forage rape success at last.
Impey, Louise // Farmers Weekly; 11/18/2011, Vol. 156 Issue 21, p50
The author reports their success in growing forage rape crops at their farm at North Charlton, Alnwick in Northumberland, England. He anticipates the weekly weighing of lambs to assess the profitability of feeding them organic pellets. He finds it interesting to see a grass seed merchant...
- Scottish GM trials receive go-ahead.
Riley, Jonathan // Farmers Weekly; 9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p14
Presents information on the implementation of trials for genetically-modified oilseed rape crops in Scotland. Background on the contamination of genetically-modified trials managed by Aventis; Sites for the genetically-modified trials; Decision of rural development minister Ross Finnie...
- Price of milk has to rise.
Ansdell, Toby // Farmers Weekly; 9/29/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p52
The author offers updates on his livestock farming at their 142 hectares farm on Barnstaple in Devon, England. They have tilled some rape and ryegrass while having a shortage on winter feed. According to him, a grand total of 80 bales were achieved after they baled some second cut silage. He...
- A little time off? not likely.
Bumstead, Steve // Farmers Weekly; 9/29/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 13, p63
The article presents information on the status of the business of an arable farmer in Bedfordshire, England. It is said that winter oilseed rape does not fit the farmer's system. Hot days gave the farmer a chance to tidy up his harvest without having to use the drier. The farmer is considering...
- Rapid growth could give management headaches.
Blake, Andrew // Farmers Weekly; 11/3/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 18, p52
The article discusses the need for management of winter oilseed rape. Winter oilseed rape will warrant extra management. That was the warning earlier from agronomists looking forward to forecasted frosts to help check growth and ease phoma disease pressure. Some recalled that useful results...
- Strobs on rapeseed hold promise in sclerotinia and alternaria control.
Blake, Andrew // Farmers Weekly; 1/28/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 4, p48
Presents information on the effectiveness of using the strobilurin fungicide Amistar to control sclerotinia and alternaria in oilseed rape. Increase in yields from using Amistar; Difference in optimum timing for Amistar to control sclerotinia and alternaria; Dosage of Amistar to minimize the...
- Eyeing up the options.
Abram, Mike; Gairdner, Julian // Farmers Weekly; 8/19/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p60
Provides information on the herbicide options available for establishing oilseed rape using the Autocast system and other techniques. Factors that hinder residual herbicide performance; Application of Butisan with trifluralin; Effect of the metazachlor-based product Novall on cleavers.
- in brief�.
Gairdner, Julian // Farmers Weekly; 10/28/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 18, p55
Presents news briefs related to arable farming in Great Britain as of October 2005. Information contained on the Web site www.natureonthemap.co.uk; Performance of several oilseed rape varieties in the market.
- Crop Watch.
Gairdner, Julian // Farmers Weekly; 10/28/2005, Vol. 143 Issue 18, p56
This article rounds up key agronomy issue in Great Britain. Later drilled cereals are emerging very quickly in warm, moist seed-beds. Most second wheats are drilled, and wheats after root crops are following quickly behind liftings. The weather allowed many potato fields to be cleared and wheat...
- Herbicide options.
Abram, Mike // Crops; 8/16/2003, p42
The article presents information on some herbicides. Rape growers' armory against weeds is reducing after the ED pesticide review. Trials show improved performance on target site resistant plants compared with cycloxydim and propaquizafop. Broadleaved weed control of benzolin includes chickweed,...
- Establishment with an edge.
Hill, Peter // Crops; 8/16/2003, p56
Speedy oilseed rape establishment is the goal this autumn, and Suffolk, England grower Nigel Webber believes he has the perfect solution. Farming 240ha of arable land, he says the ground is variable, contains quite a lot of sand, has a tendency to stick, and caps in fine weather. Webber is...
- OSR yields pull through tough winter.
Cooper, Olivia // Crops; 9/4/2010, p8
The article reports on the yield of oilseed rape in Great Britain despite difficult growing conditions. It reports that the hard weather helped to lower disease levels with delayed stem extension and heavy leaf loss curbing stem canker and light leaf spot. Oilseed crops have grown well despite...
- Triple low rape for oils.
Swallow, Andrew; Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 2/13/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 7, p46
Reports on the state of oilseed rape production in Great Britain as of February 13, 2004. Remarks from industry executive Tim Hancock on oilseed rape crop production; Factors that boost production of oilseed rape varieties; Premium oil profile of the crop. INSETS: Variety focus;Contracts.
Swallow, Andrew; Abel, Charles // Farmers Weekly; 8/1/2008, p3
The author discusses harvesting in Great Britain. The winter barley was about ready to go if only there had been a little more heat in the sun they could have made a start. Cropping will stay much the same in 2009, split equally between wheat, barley and rape. A return to spring beans is on hold...
- Despite it all, we're sowing sugar beet again.
RICHARDSON, DAVID // Farmers Weekly; 3/25/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 13, p37
The article discusses the reasons for sowing sugar beet despite the presence of various harvesting challenges in Great Britain. One key reason was the contract signed by farmers with British Sugar to plant sugar beet before the emergence of frost problem in order to avoid the imposition of...
- Challen's challenge -- complying with the rules and making a return.
Abram, Mike; Case, Philip // Farmers Weekly; 3/12/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 10, p60
The article presents information on the efforts of Keith Challen, farm manager of the four farms that make up the 1,400 hectares (ha) Farmeco joint venture in Nottinghamshire, England, to establish a farming system that will cope with legislative challenges in the next 10 years and make a...