Planting Ramos potatoes, cultivating with a front mounted Grimme GF 180 cultivator and incorporating Nemathorin© Gary Naylor
Growers using Nemathorin for the first time this spring to control nematodes in potato crops are being urged to carefully follow the guidelines on its safe use. UK potato growers face a critical shortage of the nematicide Vydate (oxamyl), after an accident at a US plant last year halted its production. This means many growers will be looking to use the alternative Nemathorin (fosthiazate) in tackling their potato cyst nematode (PCN) infestations, some for the first time. See also: Critical shortage […]