Weeds in beet© Tim Scrivener
Herbicide-tolerant varieties could soon have a much bigger role on UK farms, bringing new tools and chemistry to growers who are battling troublesome weeds which are eating into profits. The increased interest has been prompted by recent news that a herbicide-tolerant sugar beet variety is set to make its debut on UK farms within two years while a new herbicide is in the pipeline for the existing Clearfield oilseed rape.  Sugar beet is not the first crop species to get the ALS herbicide-tolerance […]