Young blackgrass plants© Tim scrivener
Blackgrass germination is likely to be slow this autumn meaning growers will have to be extra patient if they want to get good levels of control from stale seed-beds prior to crop establishment. Testing has confirmed 2016 is a high-dormancy year for blackgrass, which means the grassweed will take longer to emerge before growers can spray it off.  In fact, test result concluded blackgrass dormancy this year is at its highest since 2012. See also: How growing winter barley cuts blackgrass […]
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