The warm spell experienced by much of the UK in recent days may be aiding crop growth after a chilly spring, but it will also ramp up bruchid beetle migration, bean growers are being warned. Hot, dry weather has kick started overwintered bruchid beetle movement into bean crops this week. Luckily, the majority of crops are not at the first pod set stage quite yet, the point at which they are vulnerable to egg laying triggered by the hot weather. See also: Wheat growers on yellow rust […]
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