Spraying OSR© Tim Scrivener
Cutting back on fungicide use is a distinct possibility in winter oilseed rape this autumn, enabling farmers to make savings in the cost of growing the crop, believes one crop specialist. Better disease resistance in varieties, together with the use of cultural factors that encourage rapid early growth, could help to reduce the need for autumn spraying, especially where phoma is concerned, says David Leaper of Agrii. Phoma “Things that help to give bigger plants in the autumn make it […]