Crop of winter wheat© Tim Scrivener
Growers have revealed serious concerns over EU proposals to ban all uses of neonicotinoid seed treatments, including on cereals. In a survey commissioned by Bayer CropScience, some 60% of the 1,260 growers polled said they had used neonic seed treatments Deter or Redigo Deter in cereals this harvest year. And of those growers, 80% said a ban would have an impact on their ability to grow the crops. Dr Julian Little, spokesman for Bayer’s crop science division in the UK, said the […]
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