Spraying oilseed rape in flower© Tim Scrivener
With many British arable fields awash with yellow, thoughts are turning to mid-flowering fungicide sprays in oilseed rape crops for our agronomists this week. In Kent, Kevin Knight says sclerotinia risk is moderate, but dews have been enough to encourage spore germination and trigger an infection alert. His treatment will cover sclerotinia, plus several other threats, to maintain green area and maximise oil content. Further north in Yorkshire, light leaf spot is creeping back into oilseed rape, so Patrick Stephenson […]
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